Luke Pedersen

Optimizing the Effectiveness of Preoperative Education Part 3 | Modern Manual Therapy Blog – Physical Therapy Fitness Article

Optimizing the Effectiveness of Preoperative Education Part 3 | Modern Manual Therapy Blog This post continues the Pre-Op Education Series by Dr. Luke Pederson, DPT. To catch up, check out Part 1 and Part 2. Pain Science EducationAlthough some studies show that PE results in reduced post-op pain levels, especially in the acute stages (1, 17, 25, 28, 29), there are also many studies that show no change in post-op pain levels with the addition of PE (1, 3, 4,…

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Optimizing the Effectiveness of Preoperative Education Part 2 | Modern Manual Therapy Blog – Physical Therapy Fitness Article

Optimizing the Effectiveness of Preoperative Education Part 2 | Modern Manual Therapy Blog Is Preoperative Education Beneficial? For part 1 of this post click here Does PE achieve any of its goals, and is PE worth the time and financial resources required of it? A 2014 systematic review by Jordan et al. concludes, “There is currently insufficient evidence to recommend routine implementation of pre-operative education programmes (2).” Then there is another 2014 systematic review by McDonald et al. that states,…

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