5 Ways Physical Therapy Can Help You With Safe Treatment Methods
Have you been suffering from chronic pain, or pain lasting longer than three months? Looking for a safe and long- lasting treatment method? If so, you are not alone.
According to the American Academy of Pain Medicine, at least 100 million Americans are living with chronic pain.
Here are 5 safe ways to treat chronic pain:
- Find an easy consistent activity that you are able to do for 5-10 min.( ie step up/down on a step or a curb, walking)
- Be consistent in the activity 3-4 times a week. Space out the days so have a break in-between at the beginning then work to back to back days
- Allow your pain to get to 3-4/10 on pain scale. Your body needs to establish a baseline so your blood and nerve activities will find a sense of
- If you are doing an activity where your mechanics are being compromised, use an assistive device like a cane or a crutch to normalize your walking and movement. It helps with decreasing pain as
- Progress slowly!!