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4 Ways Physical Therapists Manage Pain

Moveforward.com

Physical therapy is among the safe and effective alternatives to opioids recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for the management of most non-cancer related pain.

Whereas opioids only mask the sensation of pain, physical therapists treat pain through movement, hands-on care, exercise, and patient education.

Here’s how physical therapists manage pain:

1. Exercise.

A study following 20,000 people over 11 years found that those who exercised on a regular basis, experienced less pain.

And among those who exercised more than 3 times.

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