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Why Physical Therapy is Better Than Pills For Pain

Francis* is a grandmother. From her nice slacks and sensible shoes to the small bobby pin that holds back the gentle curls around her face, she appears every bit the sweet, average grandmother you’d expect. But she is not. Francis is an addict. Like many other patients we treat, Francis is addicted to opioids. She’s…

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Physical Therapy for Urinary Retention: Techniques and Expectations

Physical Therapy for Urinary Retention: Techniques and Expectations There are both surgical and non-surgical, natural treatment options available for urinary retention in both men and women. Pelvic floor physical therapy is an option that is non-invasive and a relatively quick treatment. Pelvic floor therapy for urinary retention consists of a series of visits to a physical therapist with…

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