“The White House has announced that APTA is among the organizations that have joined a public-private partnership to com ,bat opioid usage and prescription drug abuse, and that the association will reach out to the public and its members to deliver the message that pain can be effectively managed through conservative, nondrug approaches. Physical therapists
When a person suffers from arthritis, particularly in a weight-bearing joint like the knee or hip, taking an opioid painkiller for relief can be a powerful temptation. The bad news is that while an opioid can temporarily relieve pain, the patient’s bones continue to grind together, making the underlying cause of the condition even worse.
Constantly needing your pain meds refilled? Talk to your doctor about how physical therapy can help you ditch the opioids!January 5th, 2020
Chronic pain affects 50 million adults in America—that’s about 20 percent of us! You may be one of them if pain and dysfunction have been a part of your daily life for at least three months or more. At our physical therapy clinic, our experienced and friendly physical therapist staff is dedicated to helping you