Chronic pain leads many people to avoid physical activity. Pain medication is often relied on or prescribed to help manage pain. This can lead to other significant problems such as dependence. An alternative and effective pain management strategy has is regular exercise. Starting an exercise program, however, can be a whole other kind of pain.
If you are suffering from arthritis pain, you are not alone. Arthritis is the leading cause of pain and disability worldwide. The good news is physical therapy can help relieve pain and discomfort caused by the swelling and tenderness of one or more of your joints. Let’s start with the basics. Arthritis comes in different […]
Written by Dr. Terri Widdick, PT, DPT What do you do first when your pain starts? Are you one to take a pill? What happens when you find yourself doing that day after day? The opioid crisis is a real thing, and although you may not realize, researchers at John Hopkins University say, “it may […]
Live from APTA Combined Sections Meeting, Dr. Adriaan Louw, Vice President of Faculty at Evidence In Motion, sits down with CORA Physical Therapy to talk about the Science Behind Pain and the 5 Key Elements to Managing Pain. On this episode we discuss: Misconceptions of Pain Ways to Fundamentally Address Common Misconceptions Education – How to impact change […]