The Opioid Crisis

Health &Physical Therapy The Newsletter About Your Health And Caring For Your Body

The Opioid Crisis When To Seek Physical Therapy First

• Do You Rely On Pain Medication To Relieve Aches & Pains?

• Do You Continue To Suffer From Pain After Taking Medication?

• Are You Tired of Simply Masking Your Pain With Medication?

Inside:

• When To Seek Physical Therapy First • 5 Important Reasons To Choose PT FIRST Over Opioids • Spinach Stuffed Mushrooms Recipe • Patient Spotlight • Staff Spotlight

It seems like almost every news broadcast these days features a story about a disturbing cluster of drug overdoses, with the word “opioid” prominently featured. So why are these prescription drugs -- which after all, are legal if they were prescribed to the user -- so much in the news these days”? And what can you do if you’re torn between not filling your own prescription, versus seeking relief for your very real pain?

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