Category: Opioids

Opioids Mar10th 2021

Choosing Physical Therapy As An Alternative to Opioids

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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Physical Therapy Oct10th 2020

Don’t Turn to Opioids – Physical Therapy Can Help Treat Your Pain

Find Natural Relief for Your Pains With our Physical Therapists! You have so many things you want or need to do today – but they’ll have to wait until you take your pills. Prescription opioids are powerful medications that can deaden pain for hours at a time. Unfortunately, they can also cause profound new problems

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Physical Therapy Sep10th 2020

Say No to Opioids! Physical Therapy can Help Reduce Pain

“The White House has announced that APTA is among the organizations that have joined a public-private partnership to combat opioid usage and prescription drug abuse, and that the association will reach out to the public and its members to deliver the message that pain can be effectively managed through conservative, nondrug approaches. Physical therapists can

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