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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Lee’s Story: Virtual Reality

Meet Lee, a Redbud Physical Therapy patient who has been using Virtual Reality as part of her treatment plan after breaking her hip. Lee was interviewed about her experience by News on 6, and talked…

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Patient Stories: Debbie P.

Interested in physical therapy but unsure if it’s right for you or curious what others are saying about their experience? Check out this firsthand account from our patient, Debbie, who was injured in a bus…

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