Chronic Pain

Choose a Safe Way to Manage Pain

Choose a Safe Way to Manage Pain

In some cases, opioids that are prescribed by a doctor can be a viable option as you’re healing from surgery or an injury. However, something that’s important to keep in mind is that opioids simply mask the pain you’re experiencing. This is why the CDC recommends...

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PT and Opioids: Summary

PT and Opioids: Summary

Experiencing pain is one of the top reasons why Americans seek health care. In fact, over 100 million American adults are suffering from chronic pain. Instead of treating the underlying issues, many doctors are quick to prescribe opioids to mask the pain. This...

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Physical Therapy: Alternative to Opioids

Physical Therapy: Alternative to Opioids

Seeing a physical therapist can benefit you in numerous ways. Today we’re discussing a benefit of seeing a physical therapist that may surprise you. If you’re dealing with chronic pain, you may have turned to opioids in the past, or may even be dependent on them now...

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Chronic Pain and Physical Therapy

Chronic Pain and Physical Therapy

At least 116 million Americans suffer with chronic pain each year. Chronic pain is defined as pain that lasts for several months, or in some cases, years. This can be frustrating and discouraging as you go from doctor to doctor with no clear diagnosis or treatment...

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Neck Pain and Physical Therapy

Neck Pain and Physical Therapy

According to the CDC, over 54% of U.S. adults will experience neck pain in the following year. Oftentimes neck pain is located in one spot and goes away without treatment within a few days or weeks. In some cases the pain becomes constant or radiates into other body...

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Choose Physical Therapy

Choose Physical Therapy

The Violence and Injury Prevention Program reports that in the past decade, Utah has experienced a more than 400 percent increase in deaths related to misuse and abuse of prescription drugs, with an average of 21 Utahns dying as a result of overusing prescription pain...

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