Injured while Christmas Shopping? Capitol is here to help!

With the winter holidays right around the corner, festive decorations are popping up around town. But for the 80% of adults who experience back pain, the most wonderful time of year can easily become the…

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Using Physical Therapy to Battle the Pain Killer Crisis

The sooner a patient starts physical therapy, the more quickly they’ll recover, and the less likely they are to misuse opioids.

“PT Over Pills” is a nationwide initiative to prevent the widespread use of pain killers to treat pain in favor of physical therapy. This article is part of a series on the history of the…

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The sooner a patient starts physical therapy, the more quickly they’ll recover, and the less likely they are to misuse opioids.

The Fight Against Opioids: How PT Can Help

1 out of 4 of the patients who receive prescription painkillers on a long-term basis for noncancer pain in a primary care setting ends up struggling with dependence or addiction. And those who are addicted…

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