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Tired of Relying on Pain Medication for Pain Relief? Physical Therapy Can Help

March 10th, 2021

Are you taking pain medication to manage your pain? If so, this blog just might make you want to kick them once and for all. Pain medications just may not be a good choice. It seems like every time you turn on the news, there is another story about the opioid epidemic gripping the country.

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The Importance of Seeking the Help of a Physical Therapist Before Turning to Opioids, Matthews, NC

The Importance of Seeking the Help of a Physical Therapist Before Turning to Opioids

September 15th, 2020

At our physical therapy clinic, we stand with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other professional organizations that recommend physical therapy and other alternatives over prescription opioids for the management of chronic pain. You’ve seen the headlines, and you know that opioids are the major driver behind the widespread drug crisis in America.

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Reduce Opioid Consumption and Feel Better with Physical Therapy

July 5th, 2020

Long-term opioid consumption is not a good strategy for managing chronic pain. In addition to the risk of addiction, opioids simply alleviate the symptoms (pain) of a larger problem. For very real, measurable improvement over chronic pain, physical therapy has been proven to be a much better option than opioids or other pharmaceutical painkillers. If

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