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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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Motivating your winter workouts

Even under normal circumstances it can be hard to start a new exercise routine. This goes for a change in type of activity as well as beginning for the first time in a while (or ever). But at this time of year when the weather is getting progressively colder the great outdoors becomes less and less […]