As physical therapists, along with other rehabilitation professionals, we feel the services we provide always have our patients’ best interests at heart. But sometimes the efficacy of certain modalities comes into question in this age of research-supported treatment.

In the August 2017 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Catherine A. Logan, MD, MBA, MSPT, reviews the benefits of many of the procedures used by PTs. Within those benefits, both appropriate use and clinical decision making are important.  It’s reassuring to know the literature continues to support many of the foundational components of our services.

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