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Old 27-01-2012, 03:03 PM   #1
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I am currently working as an outpatient PT in a MTF (military treatment facility) near Washington, DC. I was intrigued by posts from Diane Jacobs at Science Based Medicine and was led here. After spending a few days reading threads and information here, I think I will stay a while. I have been increasingly frustrated at lack of evidence and efficacy of many common PT interventions (US, MFR, etc). Look forward to a lot of learning.


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Old 27-01-2012, 03:06 PM   #2
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Old 27-01-2012, 03:28 PM   #3
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Welcome Gavin.
Good to see you here - make sure you have lots of time. Reading here can get addictive and seductive - and can play havoc on sleep patterns.
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Old 27-01-2012, 04:15 PM   #5
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