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How wrong are MRI’s?

MRI’s are powerful diagnostic tools. You can see the insides of the body in great detail. But how reliable are they? One doctor gathered 31 pain-free professional baseball pitchers for a study to see what MRI’s would determine about the health of their shoulders. Find out whether the MRIs got on base, knocked it out of the park, or just plain fouled out.

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ACL surgery efficacy questioned again

A study published recently in the New England Journal of Medicine questions the effectiveness of ACL surgery in restoring health to injured knees. Here’s a brief summary from the New York Times: Over two years, the injured knees were assessed using a comprehensive numerical score that rated pain, function during activity and other measures. At […]

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