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There are numerous benefits to treatment by a physical therapist.
What you need to know before your appointment with your physical therapist.
Most Americans will experience back pain. The good news is that most cases of low back pain are not serious and will respond well to conservative treatments such as treatment by a physical therapist.
Physical therapists are movement experts who treat pain through hands-on care, patient education, and prescribed movement. You can contact a physical therapist directly for an evaluation. To find a physical therapist in your area, visit Find a PT.
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Physical therapy is also a cost-effective first choice in an era when all too often back pain is over-treated with narcotics or unhelpful imaging scans that lead to higher costs.
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