Medical economics

Global need high for rehabilitation services

(HealthDay)—Globally, 2.41 billion individuals were identified as having conditions that would benefit from rehabilitation in 2019, representing an increase of 63 percent from 1990, according to a study published online ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

ACP, AAFP release new guideline for treatment of non-low back pain

The American College of Physicians (ACP) and the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) today released a new clinical guideline recommending that physicians treat acute pain from non-low back musculoskeletal injuries ...

Arthritis & Rheumatism

Extra pounds could bring more painful joints

(HealthDay)—Carrying excess pounds can be painful, literally. A new study finds that being overweight or obese ups the risk of pain in people with musculoskeletal disorders.

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