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Category Archives: Pain Managment

Physical Therapy for carpal tunnel

Physical Therapy for carpal tunnel syndrome pain often as effective as surgery Compared with surgery, manual physical therapy was similarly effective in improving pain and function for patients with carpal tunnel syndrome, according to a randomized clinical trial. PT_news-01Findings were published in the November issue of The Journal of Pain, which is the peer-review publication…
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12 Ways to Improve Back Pain

Here are 12 ways to help alleviate back pain: 1. Limit Bed Rest Studies show that people with short-term low-back pain who rest feel more pain and have a harder time with daily tasks than those who stay active. “Patients should avoid more than three days of bed rest,” says Mike Flippin, MD, an orthopaedic…
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Physical Therapy and Pain Management

Sometimes pain relief can be accomplished through physical therapy. Physical therapy (PT) involves treatments that focus on prevention and management of injuries or disabilities. PT helps to relieve pain, promote healing, and restore function and movement. PT is practiced by a professionally trained physical therapist. A physical therapist is a specialist skilled and educated specifically…
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