Category: Opioid

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Choosing Physical Therapy As An Alternative to Opioids

March 10th, 2021

If you’re taking opioids to manage your pain, know that it may not be in your best interest. In 2016 alone, 116 people died each day from opioid-related drug overdoses. Some 11.5 million Americans misused prescription painkillers in some way, costing an estimated $504 million in economic costs. It seems like every time you turn

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Reduce Opioid Consumption and Feel Better with Physical Therapy

April 20th, 2020

Long-term opioid consumption is not a good strategy for managing chronic pain. In addition to the risk of addiction, opioids simply alleviate the symptoms (pain) of a larger problem. For very real, measurable improvement over chronic pain, physical therapy has been proven to be a much better option than opioids or other pharmaceutical painkillers. If

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