TAMC Tip: Physical therapy

| October 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

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Physical therapy is a safe and effective alternative to opioids for long-term pain management. In March 2016, the CDC released guidelines urging non-opioid approaches for the management of chronic pain.

Patients have a choice about the kind of treatment they receive. Before accepting a prescription for opioids, patients should talk to their health care providers about related risks and safer alternatives like physical therapy.

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