Improving diagnostic skills can assist clinicians in formulating a differential diagnosis for back and neck pain.
Ultrasound is a valuable tool for imaging soft-tissue structures and bony surfaces, but can provide pain relief as well.
The reliability or the clinical relevance of any diagnostic procedure is never 100%.
One common misconception about back pain is that acute back pain will turn into chronic back pain.
Moving from a ‘taking the car to a mechanic’ paradigm to a biopsychosocial paradigm of the actively engaged patient.