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Posted on 04-07-2016
How does physical therapy help with pain management?
A physical therapist examines, evaluates, and treats disorders of the body. These disorders are typically related to the mobility, strength, balance, and the overall ability of a person to participate in typical daily functional activities, both at home and in the workplace. Pain, inflammation, and decreased mobility may occur from acute injuries, such as whiplash and muscle strains, or from chronic injuries, such unresolved back pain and sciatica. But whether acute or chronic, bodily injuries tend to respond positively to physical therapy modalities including therapeutic exercise prescription, manual therapy, and postural re-education.
Are there benefits to receiving acupuncture and physical therapy together?
Yes. Both acupuncture and physical therapy emphasize the use of non-invasive and drug-free healing techniques, and for our clients we've seen faster recovery when both techniques are concurrently. Specifically, the pain-relieving effects of acupuncture increases a person's ability to tolerate therapeutic exercises prescribed by a physical therapist, which are key for restoring mobility, endurance, and strength.
Are you in pain? Find relief at On Point with Your Brookline and Boston MA physical therapists
Whether you're dealing with back pain, knee pain, shoulder pain, neck pain, muscle strain, or something else, you can find relief! To schedule an appointment in our convenient Boston or Brookline MA locations, contact On Point Acupuncture & Wellness today by calling 617-654-8960 or 617-487-8101. Be sure to ask about our new client special!
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