Comparative Effectiveness of an Interdisciplinary Pain Program for Chronic Low Back Pain, Compared to Physical Therapy Alone

The aim of this study was to compare the effectiveness of PT to an interdisciplinary treatment approach in patients with chronic low back pain (CLBP).

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The Role of Disc Nutrition in the Eitiology and Clinical Treatment of Disc Degeneration

Brief Summary:The purpose of this research study is to examine the effects of physical therapy on the spinal discs. Back pain is the number one cause of disability in the US, and the spine is the most common location of ...
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ATI Physical Therapy Launches ATIFirst Program and Outcomes and Best Practices Initiative

Physical therapy first offers faster diagnosis and treatment, lower health care costs and no drugs needed. Industry is beginning to shift its view of the value of using physical therapy first for chronic musculoskeletal pain conditions. 

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Virtual Physical Therapy Could Help Fill Gaps in Treating All Too Real Pain

There are now a wide array of remote rehabilitation—or telerehab—options, ranging from high-tech, interactive systems to video-chat sessions with individual physical therapists to app-based programs.

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The Case for Early Physical Therapy

Early use of physical therapy may be a promising non-pharmacologic strategy for patients with musculoskeletal pain. 

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