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Benefits of spinal surgery disappear after 6 months

  • 11/13/2008

    Physical Therapy offers same outcomes for patients with sciatica 6 months after surgery.

    American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical TherapistsA recent study published in the British Medical Journal reports that spinal surgery for patients with sciatica offers a short term benefit, but by 6 months that benefit disappears and no difference is seen between patients who had surgery and those receiving physical therapy. The study suggests that the benefits of surgery are only short-term and conservative treatments such as physical therapy may offer the same outcome.

Local Physical Therapist Joins Specialty Clinic

  • 11/13/2008

    March 6, 2008 (Rockport, ME) - Trevor Mills, physical therapist, announced today that he will be accepting new and former patients immediately at Snow Sport and Spine, Orthopaedic Manual Therapy Center in Rockport. Mills has joined his wife, Katie Snow, DPT in their physical therapy clinic on West Street near the Camden Hills Regional High School.

    Mills has practiced orthopaedic physical therapy locally for the last 4.5 years and has achieved Board Certification in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy from the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties. His areas of clinical interest include: biomechanics, treatment of the spine, shoulder dysfunction, ankle and foot dysfunction as well as sports rehabilitation.

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