PT Over Pills

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Get Rid of Headaches with PT

Headaches are no joke – while a mild headache may just be a nuisance, serious headaches can leave victims debilitated and desperately searching for a way to get rid of headaches. Headaches affect 47% of…

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Chronic Pain 101

Chronic pain can be devastating.  You wonder if you’ll ever feel normal again.  You’ve tried everything…. pills, chiropractic, miracle cures, injections.  Or you spend time trying to find the right surgical solution, but no one…

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How Physical Therapists Manage Pain

  As America combats a devastating opioid epidemic, safer, non-opioid treatments have never been of greater need. Physical therapy is among the safe, effective alternatives recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in…

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60% of Adults Prescribed Opioids Have Leftover Pills

Prescription opioid deaths have quadrupled since 1999, yet even as the heartbreaking effect of the opioid epidemic increases, Americans are holding on to—and sharing—their pills. A Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health survey found…

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We’re All Responsible For Our Opioid Reliance—Even Patients

Blame our healthcare ecosystem and our quick-fix culture. Opioids are remarkable. For the treatment of severe acute pain, opioids can be the key to success. I was once administered opioid treatment, via intravenous injection, for 12…

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