Dec 1, 2020 - This collection features AFP content on musculoskeletal care and related issues, including fracture management, joint aspiration, joint injections, pain in various parts of the body (foot and ankle; neck and back; hip; knee; arm and shoulder; and wrist and hand). This collection ...
- Joint Injections/Aspiration
- Fracture Management
- Foot and Ankle
- Neck and Back
- Arm and Shoulder
- Wrist and Hand
- Athletic and Child/Adolescent Conditions
- Editorials and Letters
- Improving Practice
- Patient Education, Self-Care
American Family Physician : AFP By Topic
Nov 1, 2020 - Physicians should consider the ramifications before ordering an MRI in the setting of chronic pain. An MRI that is not indicated can lead to a procedure that is not necessary as both patient and physician focus on the abnormal study finding. Most patients improve with conservative ...
American Family Physician : Editorials
Oct 15, 2020 - Chronic low back pain, neck pain, hip and knee osteoarthritis, and fibromyalgia are the most common types of chronic musculoskeletal pain. Because no individual therapy has consistent benefit, a multimodal treatment approach to chronic musculoskeletal pain is recommended. Many ...
American Family Physician : Article
Oct 1, 2020 - The American Physical Therapy Association released guidelines for the diagnosis and management of patellofemoral pain.
American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines
Sep 15, 2020 - A collaboration between AFP and the Lown Institute promotes a vision of delivering health care that is based on the evidence, balanced in its approach, and focused on the patient.
American Family Physician : Lown Right Care: Reducing Overuse and Underuse
Sep 15, 2020 - This meta-analysis found no evidence that the monoclonal antibody denosumab reduces the risk of fracture more than bisphosphonates.
American Family Physician : POEMs
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