Most of the time when someone is dealing with pain, they want to know why. However, when it comes to healthcare, it’s a business and sending people out for more imaging etc. is part of that business. So, it’s great to see a doctor putting out the kind of information that is presented in this article.
Sometimes our joints just hurt, and it’s ok not to know why – Howard J. Luks MD
With all the information being thrown at us on a daily basis (especially in the last couple of years) we can get pretty overwhelmed. So, how do we know what works well for us personally in all this information for sustainable well-being? Here are some tips:
Nailing The Basics Is Simple Not Easy—The Growth Equation Manifesto – Brad Stulberg & Steve Magness
There is many a “myth” around our profession (in fact we’ve written about several of them). However, quite often when we learn that some of the things we’ve been telling patients isn’t true it can be quite disheartening. But as this ebook tells us…don’t lose heart, we are still doing some great things.
Is the medical system lacking humanity? Well, with this article coming from someone who has dealt with persistent pain for most of their life and being put through the medical system, I listen when they talk about healthcare. So, yes, I’d say we need to put more humanity back in healthcare.
We Need to Put Humanity Back Into Healthcare – Keith Meldrum
Getting a good health history is a really important part of what we do. However, there are times where even with a good history we may not be able to rule everything out and in turn could have something confusing happen with a person on our table. This is just one of those situations:
Medical Mystery: A spa day with lasting consequences for US professor – Sandra G Boodman
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