Latest research reveals even more questions about the medical model


Medical practitioners routinely underestimate the potential harm of the tests and treatments they recommend, while overestimating their potential value. Here’s the link to the research.

Learn more: Why doctors push diagnostic tests you don’t need.


The greatest risk to elderly patients who see primary care physicians is not a treatment error but a medical prescription itself even when it’s correctly prescribed.  Here’s the link to the research.

Learn more: Nutrition vs. pharmaceuticals for low back pain


Steroid injections make knee problems worse over a two year period, without providing any benefit. Here’s the link to the research.

Learn more: How to protect your knee cartilage.


Statins caused an increase in mortality when given to lower-risk patients over 65. Here’s the link to the research.

Learn more: Cut your cardiovascular risk 50-70% or more.


About Ronald Lavine, D.C.

Dr. Lavine has more than thirty years' experience helping patients alleviate pain and restore health using diverse, scientifically-based manual therapy and therapeutic exercise and alignment methods. His website,, provides more information about his approach. Please contact him at or at 212-400-9663.
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