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CDC Recommends Physical Therapy and Other Non-drug Options for Chronic Pain

In 2016, the CDC announced that physical therapy can be a good alternative to pain medications for some individuals living with chronic pain. At VTPT we strive to help our patients lessen the need for pain medications and instead focus on exercise/lifestyle changes to improve quality of life.   http://www.moveforwardpt.com/DidYouKnow/Detail.aspx?cid=cd52bad5-f4a3-4f1f-a387-9cd4a3bc1842

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4 Ways to Stick to Your Physical Therapy “Homework”

Doing your at-home PT regimen is the key to becoming a rehab success story! But research shows only about 35% of patients actually commit to their PT “homework.” Are you one of them? http://health.usnews.com/health-news/patient-advice/articles/2015/08/31/4-ways-to-stick-to-your-physical-therapy-homework

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Dangers of “text neck”

“Text neck” is a newest way that our daily habits are getting in the way of good posture. As many as 79% of 18-44 year-olds have their smartphones with the, at least 22 hour a day. Maybe this sounds a little ridiculous, but it isn’t a new problem. This is just replacing, or maybe adding to, […]