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Managing Pain and Opioid Use with Physical Therapy

Exploring a Safer Alternative
Posted at 10:47 AM, Sep 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-18 11:47:43-04

No one wants to live in pain, but no one should put their health at risk in an effort to be pain free. That's why the CDC recommends reducing opioid use and instead turning to safer alternatives like physical therapy to manage pain. Joining us to discuss the benefits of physical therapy in managing pain and reducing opioid use is Sarah Wenger, American Physical Therapy Association Spokeswoman and Associate Clinical Professor at Drexel University.