Referral to Physical Therapy for Low Back Pain reduces odds of later opioid prescription. I found this article from the publication PT in Motion from May 2018 and thought it may help you learn more about how physical therapy is a better option than taking opioids. “Referral to physical therapy for low back pain reduces odds of later opioid prescription” There is solid evidence that physical therapy as a first line approach for low back pain improves outcomes, but...
Posted on 2021-04-10
Why the “Sit-Up” Won’t Strengthen Your Back and Won’t Reduce Belly Fat When interviewing and evaluating my patients who present with back pain, I always ask them if they have had a history of on/off back problems and what they have done to address their pain. After reviewing what pain relief techniques, they have adopted over the years, we then review what exercise programs they have employed to reduce the occurrence of back pain. In some cases, my patients re...
Posted on 2021-03-03
What is Dry Needling and Can it Help with My Low Back Pain, Shoulder Pain, or Knee Pain? Dry Needling is a highly effective form of Physical Therapy for the treatment of a multitude of musculoskeletal and neuromuscular conditions. It is not appropriate for all condition or pathologies and the use of the technique will be at the discretion of your physical therapist. How does it work? Dry Needling is not acupuncture (traditional Chinese Medicine), it is based on neuroanatomy and modern ...
Posted on 2020-10-27
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