Improve Mobility and Motion Without Surgery
By: Dan Durham, Physical Therapist/Owner
When you’re in pain, you’re open to pretty much any solution that makes you feel better. In most cases, doctors are likely to recommend pain medication or even surgery to cure what ails you.
If you read my last blog, you know how I feel about choosing physical therapy to treat chronic pain instead of using opiates to mask it. If mismanaged, or prescribed unnecessarily, opiate medications can lead to some serious issues, up to and including opiate addiction.
And now, researchers are discovering that physical therapy can be an alternative to surgery that’s just as effective and much less costly.