1May, 2018

Immediate physical therapy for low back pain may reduce health-care costs, opioid use, study shows

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Patients with acute low back pain who get a referral for physical therapy, and are treated within three days, use fewer opioids and have lower health-care costs, according to a study led by a University of Central Florida researcher. The study also showed that early physical therapy lowered the need for health-care services such as advanced imaging, spinal injection, emergency room visits and spine surgery. Researchers said this is the first population-based study to show the benefits of immediate physical therapy for patients who have acute low back pain, which […]
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16Feb, 2018

Dr. Gregory Munson Employee of the Month Award – January

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In the medical field, we often refer to those close to us as family. Truer words couldn’t be spoken about Dr. Gregory Munson. From the very beginning, he was whole-heartedly invested in Jewett Orthopaedic Clinic. He was instrumental in bringing Jewett’s Spine team to the next level of innovation & national recognition. He became ingrained into our rich history of excellence & leadership in spinal care. For over 35 years you could find him filling our hallways with laughter and wisdom. We are honored to award the employee of the […]
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13Feb, 2018

Standing Tall : Life-changing stories | Spine Patient Testimonial

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Jewett Orthopaedic helps more than 250,000 patients a year get back to living. And our patients are just like you. Before their neck or back pain set in, they were active, happy individuals who enjoyed spending time with family and friends. And similar to you, they were afraid of what the true cause of their back pain was and wondered if it really was possible for them to feel better again. You can learn about who our patients are in their patient testimonials. More than anyone, our patients comprehend what […]
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