Say No to Opioids! Physical Therapy Can Help Reduce Pain

Say No to Opioids! Physical Therapy Can Help Reduce Pain

December 15th, 2020

“The White House has announced that APTA is among the organizations that have joined a public-private partnership to combat 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, non-drug approaches. Physical therapists can

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Don’t be a Part of the Opioid Epidemic. Physical Therapy Can Help Relieve Your Arthritis Pain

October 5th, 2020

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.

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Kick Opioids to the Curb Once and for All, With the Help of Physical Therapy

July 15th, 2020

Do you rely on drugs such as oxycodone or hydrocodone to help you get through your day without agonizing pain? Do you worry that these drugs may be placing your health at unacceptable risk? Do you feel anxious or count the minutes until your next dosage of these pain relievers regardless of that risk?  If

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