No one wants to live in pain, but no one should put their health at risk in an effort to be pain free.
Prescribed opioids are appropriate in some cases, but they just mask the pain- and opioid side effects can include depression, overdose, and addiction, plus withdrawal symptoms when stopping use.
That’s why the CDC recommends safer alternatives like physical therapy to manage pain!
Physical therapists treat pain through movement, hands-on care, and patient education. By increasing physical activity, you can reduce your pain and also reduce your risk of other chronic diseases!
Pain is personal, but treating pain takes teamwork. Let the Physical Therapists at ElderFit be part of your team!!!
Please check out the 5 tips for chronic pain: www.moveforwardpt.com