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Back pain? Studies say get PT first

Posted by on Feb 3, 2016 in Back Pain, Exercise, Physical Therapy | 0 comments

Back pain? Studies say get PT first

A recently published medical study on the role exercise plays in preventing the risk of prolonged back pain only reinforces the healing power movement has in our everyday lives – specifically when it comes to combating back pain – says physical therapist Brock Monger, DPT, owner of Apex Physical Therapy in Madras. The study, published just last month by JAMA (Journal of American Medical Association) Internal Medicine, found that exercise reduced the risk of repeated low-back pain by between 25 and 40 percent. “Movement is medicine – there’s no disputing it,” said Monger. “We see examples of...

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