Health Science News, News and Events, Pain

News@VTPT August 2017

What is the best thing to do to when you’re having back pain? This month’s News@VTPT discusses current evidence in the most effective treatments for acute and chronic low back pain. As a bonus, enjoy a sweet treat during your last days of summer. If you would like to sign up for our newsletter, email […]

Health Science News, Life Balance, Low Impact Exercise, News and Events, Pain

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

Health Science News, Healthy Excercise, Life Balance, News and Events, Physical Therapy News, Work Balance

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