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Philadelphia Inquirer

Insurance system blocks comprehensive pain treatment

Philadelphia has made numerous efforts to address the opioid epidemic—but too little has been done to increase access to non-opioid treatments for pain. Guidelines such as those written by the CDC and the...

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Newport RI

HEALTH MATTERS: For joint replacement patients, ‘prehab’ makes the difference

Hip or knee replacement surgery used to require a lengthy hospital stay for recuperation, followed by rehabilitation in a skilled nursing facility. In 1990 the average length of a hospital...

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Health Day

” Physical Therapy Can Keep Sports Injuries at Bay”

Physical therapy helps people recover from sports injuries, but it also can help prevent them, an expert says. This approach, called proactive physical therapy, can help correct imbalances in amateur...

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Psych Central

Early Physical Therapy May Reduce Opioid Use For Severe Pain

Amid national concern about the overuse of prescription opioids, a new large-scale study provides strong evidence that physical therapy can be a useful, nonpharmacologic approach for managing severe musculoskeletal pain.

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Alliance for Physical Therapy Quality and Innovation Donates $25K to Rise Against Hunger to Support Meal Packaging Events

Charitable donation will help support efforts to serve 180,000 meals  HOUSTON – The Alliance for Physical Therapy Quality and Innovation (APTQI) today announced its support for Rise Against Hunger, a...

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