Physical Therapy pain management is an effective and safe alternative to medication for pain relief. Physical therapists can provide gentle manual therapy techniques, therapeutic exercise and various heat and cold modalities to reduce pain levels while building strength and conditioning.
Physical Therapy Role in Chronic Pain Management is presented by Hannah Scholten, PT, DPT, Cert. MDT, clinical supervisor, UF Health Rehabilitation – Wildlight. Hannah discusses the issue of chronic pain in the U.S., the history of pain management and existing pain treatment options. She provides an introduction to physical therapy for chronic pain management and provides additional self-management options and resources to try at home.
UF Health Rehabilitation – Wildlight: https://wildlight.ufhealthjax.org/rehabilitation