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Acute and Chronic Pain

When reading about pain you have probably heard it described in 2 broad categories, acute and chronic.  What does this mean?  Is it just a difference in how long the pain has been there? Or is something else happening that … Continue reading

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Ask a PT: If I have a torn meniscus, do I need surgery?

A meniscus tear can be degenerative and occur with microtrauma over time, or it can be the result of an acute trauma. In neither case is surgery an absolute indication. The majority of meniscus surgeries these days are performed arthroscopically … Continue reading

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