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Millions of Americans have pain that limits their mobility and quality of life. This pain profile can help you talk to your health care provider about how pain is affecting your life and your preferences for managing pain.

If you need help managing pain or want to avoid surgery or minimize the use of prescribed pain medicines, a physical therapist can help.

Physical therapists are movement experts. They improve quality of life 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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