In 2016, the Centers for Disease Control recommended alternatives to pain medicines such as physical therapy to manage pain. Physical therapy is a safe and effective alternative to opioids.
Physical therapists treat pain through movement, hands-on care, and patient education—and by increasing physical activity you can also reduce your risk of other chronic diseases. Read more about the benefits of physical therapy for pain management.
I've been in your shoes and walked (or tried to walk) a mile. I've been an athlete, a couch potato, an invalid, a workaholic, a cancer survivor, a chronic pain warrior, a napper and an exercise nut. Like many, I know well the love-hate relationship that can exist with one's own body. The struggle and frustration is all too real and I strive to provide a judgement free environment for you to explore your options for improved mobility and pain management.