7 Conditions You May Not Realize Physical Therapists Treat

The month of October is National Physical Therapy Month, where clinics like PhysioFit and the American Physical Therapy Association take the opportunity to recognize physical therapy professionals around the world and encourage you to learn about the many benefits of physical therapy. There are many people that have seen a physical therapist (PT) for common…

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Choose the safer way to manage pain

October is finally here, bringing with it the first signs of Fall, pumpkin flavored treats, and most importantly; National Physical Therapy Month. Since its inauguration by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) in 1992, PT Month has been a great opportunity to celebrate all PT professionals as well as recognize the transformative power of physical…

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Are opioids considered unsafe when prescribed for chronic pain?

You may have heard the recent news about Tiger Wood’s being charged with a DUI only to discover it was actually the use of pain medication that led to his arrest, not alcohol. So it’s completely normal that Tiger Woods used painkillers through his discomfort, and completely appropriate that doctors worried about him developing an…

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Pain Myth #1: Rest Will Fix Your Problem

Pain Myth #1: Rest Will Fix Your Problem This is the first installment of the 5-Part series “Myths You Were Told About Your Pain” Pain Myth #2: “Just Stretch It” Pain Myth #3: “A Cortisone Injection is the Answer To Your Problem” Pain Myth #4: “It’s Because of Your Age” Pain Myth #5: “You Need To…

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PhysioFit Celebrates National Physical Therapy Month

No one wants to live in pain. But no one should put their health at risk in an effort to be pain free. Since 1999, Americans have increasingly been prescribed opioids—painkillers like Vicodin, OxyContin, Opana, and methodone, and combination drugs like Percocet. In some situations, dosed appropriately, prescription opioids are an appropriate part of medical treatment. However, opioid risks…

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