Whiplash and neck pain: what’s most cost-effective?


GPs Tom Rowley and Michael Horsfield write their debut MSK Elf blog on a recent systematic review, which investigates the most cost-effective interventions for the management of whiplash-associated and neck pain-associated disorders.

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Partnership with the (Primary Care Rheumatology) PCR Society


Today we welcome 5 new GP bloggers to the National Elf Service. Tom Rowley, Michael Horsfield, Jean Wong, Christine Haseler and Adrian Dunbar from the PCR Society will all be contributing blogs to the Musculoskeletal Elf over the coming months.

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National Elf Service now covers dentistry and musculoskeletal


Today we’ve added hundreds of dentistry & musculoskeletal health blogs to our website, which now contains over 3,000 evidence-based summaries of research. Welcome to the Dental Elf and the Musculoskeletal Elf!

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What about stretch intensity and position?


Lesley Dawson considers a systematic review, which investigates how stretch intensity and body position may impact and influence the soft and connective tissue.

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The impact of rheumatoid arthritis on quality-of-life


Tracey Howe considers a systematic review examining the impact of rheumatoid arthritis on Health Related Quality of Life, measured through the SF-36.

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