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Is physical therapy helpful for acute back pain with sciatica?

Although a referral to physical regiman is a standard part of my therapy plan for cases with subacute or chronic low back suffering, there is little data on the effectiveness of physical regiman for acute back suffering. A 2018 Family Physicians Inquiries Network( FPIN) Clinical Inquiry published in American Family Physician found that physical therapy […]

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My favorite public health and health care books of 2020

Christmas Eve may be a little late in the vacation season to be recommending books, but then again, e-books can be a great last-minute gift for procrastinators. One constant that has helped stop me sane during this stormy pandemic time has been always having a physical or virtual rack of intriguing books to read next. […]

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Secret Base reviews: Pteranodon

Photo by Katherine Frey/ The Washington Post via Getty Images I sometimes like to think about what discovering Pteranodon must have felt like. What, precisely, is the reference frame for a fish-eating flying reptile with a 20 ’ wingspan? The biggest fossils might have been mind-bogglingly gigantic, but at least they weren’t expected to do […]