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Part 2: Why Time Matters in Healthcare

In Back Pain, Headache, Hip Pain, Knee Pain, Neck Pain, Physical Therapy, Shoulder Pain by Seth Peterson, Physical Therapist Oro Valley

The New Healthcare: A 3 Part Series   Let me describe my last doctor’s visit. It was for what I thought was a trivial condition (I had a red patch of skin that hadn’t gone away for months) and so I went online and scheduled an appointment with a dermatologist.  I chose one that had signed a contract with my …

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What Everyone Should Know About Shoulder Pain

In Neck Pain, Physical Therapy, Shoulder Pain by Seth Peterson, Physical Therapist Oro Valley

If you’ve ever had shoulder pain, and I have, you know how it can ruin your day.  It can stop you from sleeping, brushing your teeth, showering, putting on clothes, drinking coffee, driving, working, exercising, and on again.  Shoulder pain is one of the most common things seen in physical therapy, but one that few people truly understand.  My hope …

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Part 1: The Rise of the Empowered Patient

In Physical Therapy by Seth Peterson, Physical Therapist Oro Valley

The New Healthcare: A 3 Part Series It may not be news to you that the healthcare system in the United States isn’t exactly hitting it out of the park.  We spend more on healthcare than any other country and (on most fronts) don’t have much to show for it.  Certainly, we have great medical schools, but most people agree …