Tag Archives: July 2012

Understanding cluster testing to improve diagnostic accuracy: Part 2

In my last post, I discussed how using a cluster of signs and symptoms can significantly improve our diagnostic accuracy for differentiating issues in the neck and upper extremity.  Moving down the kinetic chain, there are other regions of the … Continue reading

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Understanding cluster testing to improve diagnostic accuracy: Part 1

In the US, physical therapists are gaining increased autonomy by becoming direct access providers for medical care (by diagnosing and treating musculoskeletal conditions without a medical referral). A recently published large, retrospective study assessed the effectiveness of this system and … Continue reading

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