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February 5, 2018, APTA convened a panel discussion featuring 7 perspectives on the opioid epidemic and the debut of APTA's new #ChoosePT public service announcement.

The following video includes brief highlights from the 60-minute event.

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Panelists include patient advocate Joan Maxwell; Grant Baldwin, PhD, MPH, of the CDC; Rep Donald Norcross (D-NJ); Steven Stanos, DO, of the American Academy of Pain Medicine; Sarah Wenger, PT, DPT, of Drexel University's College of Nursing and Health Professions; Tiffany L. McCaslin of National Business Group on Health; and Bill Hanlon, PT, DPT, of St Joseph Institute.

Visit our Safe Pain Management page to learn how physical therapists help patients manage pain and to access resources like the downloadable pain profile that helps patients have important treatment conversations with their health care providers.

Contact a physical therapist to get an evaluation and treatment that's specific to you. To find a physical therapist in your area, visit Find a PT.

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