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20 Wed

Treating Pain: A Review

Treating Pain: A Review DR. MICHELLE MILLNER, PT, DPT, OCS   On September 11,2017 the New York Times published an article entitled Alternatives to Drugs for Treating Pain by Jane Brody. The article discusses the usefulness of mindfulness, exercise, rehabilitation, acupuncture, massage, and cognitive behavioral therapy to address...
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26 Wed

Exercise…That is the answer!

Exercise… That is the answer! Miriam Hillman, PT, DPT, CKTP   A recent study published this past February reviewed findings of 35 clinical trials of 6,000 patients using anti-inflammatory pain relieving drugs. This study found that “compared to placebo, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) do not provide a clinically...
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02 Mon

Treating trigger points and reducing pain

Treating trigger points and reducing pain Paul Kochoa, PT, DPT, OCS, CGFI   I’ve written about trigger points before.  They’re gnarly places in a muscle or soft tissue region of the body that totally elicits pain, localized or referred, when it gets pressed.  As physiotherapists, we can treat trigger...
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09 Tue

Vacation Self Help Kits: Part 1

Vacation self-help kits: Part 1 MICHELLE MILLNER, PT, DPT, OCS     I have been afflicted with a serious case of wanderlust.  Most of the time it’s kept in check with weekends away, but every few years, an epic adventure must take place to satisfy the wanderlust. From Thanksgiving to...
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