Inflammation: a Necessary Evil

Inflammation or swelling is a part of normal healing and we would not be able to return to a normal without it! Why are we always trying to decrease it? Why are there drugs, diets and supplements aimed at decreasing it? Without the inflammatory process, there would be no scab formation following a cut, which…

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Physical Therapy and the Opioid Epidemic

Physical Therapy is a highly effective treatment for pain. It provides hands on treatment, exercise and pain education that help people manage and even eliminate their pain. Opioids are frequently prescribed by physicians for pain. Over the past decade their prescription has increased by more than 7% particularly for chronic pain (lasting >3 months). There…

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