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Using Physical Therapy to Battle the Pain Killer Crisis

The sooner a patient starts physical therapy, the more quickly they’ll recover, and the less likely they are to misuse opioids.

“PT Over Pills” is a nationwide initiative to prevent the widespread use of pain killers to treat pain in favor of physical therapy. This article is part of a series on the history of the…

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The sooner a patient starts physical therapy, the more quickly they’ll recover, and the less likely they are to misuse opioids.

The Fight Against Opioids: How PT Can Help

1 out of 4 of the patients who receive prescription painkillers on a long-term basis for noncancer pain in a primary care setting ends up struggling with dependence or addiction. And those who are addicted…

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Movement is Medicine: The Best Way to Keep Your Body Young

Aside from all the holiday cheer in the air this time of year, some of the most common messages we hear on the radio or see in the news involve New Year’s resolutions to get…

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Why You Should Get PT NOW.

Pretend with us for a minute that you roll over next Tuesday morning and feel a twinge in your back. As you get up and get moving, that twinge continues to persist, even worsening throughout…

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Physical Therapy Central’s Running Guide

Our patients who are training for a race often ask us what they need to know to stay healthy through the course of their training regime and on through race day. With the Susan G….

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