New study: Whiplash injuries now visible

Posted by Mass General Brigham on August 24, 2021

An international research group led by researchers from the Harvard Medical School Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital released a ground-breaking new study titled “Whiplash injuries associated with experienced pain and disability can be visualized with [11C]-D-deprenyl PET/CT” in the Journal of PAIN.

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Topics: Providers, Clinical health, Mass General Brigham, Physical health and wellness

Cover up with SPF tips your patients can take into the summer

Posted by Alyssa Malmquist on July 01, 2021

Summer is in full effect here in New England, but keep in mind the increased shine brings more sun exposure to your patients. With skin cancer on the rise in the U.S., the CDC projects 106,110 new cases of skin melanomas and 7,180 deaths in 2021. Below, you'll find valuable insights you can share with patients to defend them from these statistics.

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Topics: Providers, Physical health and wellness, Members

How to support patients dealing with pandemic weight gain and obesity

Posted by Alyssa Malmquist on June 24, 2021

Obesity has been headlined as a growing epidemic throughout the United States in adults and children over the last twenty years. So, when the pandemic shut down gyms and kept people confined to their homes, it made sense that undesired weight change increased for many; 61% in fact, according to a study by the American Psychological Association. Learn more about the relationship between the pandemic & weight gain and how to support patients dealing with obesity.

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Topics: Providers, COVID-19, Physical health and wellness

One in Five American Adults Experience Chronic Pain

Posted by AllWays Health Partners Blog Team on June 08, 2021

New data from the National Health Interview Survey found that 50.2 million U.S. adults reported pain on most days or every day, limiting daily functioning and productivity. Keep reading to learn how researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital used this data to uncover the negative impact on today's workforce along with how important it is that providers study chronic pain from a multidisciplinary lens.

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Topics: Providers, Mass General Brigham, Physical health and wellness, Members

Fast and easy ways for busy professionals to stay healthy during a pandemic

Posted by Alyssa Malmquist on June 03, 2021

Are you looking for simple habits to improve your health? With the pandemic still ongoing, even the busiest of people can incorporate quick and easy changes to support their overall health; more importantly, this includes fighting off COVID-19. To learn more we talked with health expert, Kimberly O'Brien during our Fast and Easy Ways for Busy Professionals to Stay Healthy webinar for easy habits that can be applied into your daily routine. Continue reading for a summary of Kimberly's most useful advice shared during the webinar.

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Topics: Physical health and wellness