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

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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Do You Wake Up Feeling Achy? It Could Be Your Mattress!

April 10th, 2020

Imagine waking up, fully rested after 8 hours of sleep. As you gently awake, you move to sit up… only to be hit with an ache in your back. The aches in your shoulders and neck quickly follow as you move, but as you go to stand up, they are eclipsed by the dull ache

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