As the national opioid epidemic conversation continues in healthcare, more accounts and information concerning safer pain management alternatives surface. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention has encouraged non-drug approaches including Physical Therapy.
Net Health proudly supports APTA’s #ChoosePT campaign to encourage patients to choose Physical Therapy over opioids for the management and treatment of pain. We spoke with Physical Therapist Pat Sheehy, MS, PT from Cranberry Township, PA about how hands-on pain management supports a healthier population and an alternative to prescription drugs to treat pain.
Interested in more PT success stories? Watch more here:
Patients should #ChoosePT when… (Greg Todd and Michael Anastasas of Renewal Rehabilitation gathered a group of real patients to share how PT helped them avoid, or eliminate, the need for pain medications.)
#ChoosePT: Living an Active Life Without Pain Medication (We connected with Net Health client, Dr. Adam Eubanks, of Eclipse Physical Therapy and Sports Performance to meet a patient who after 11 surgeries finally found answers to his chronic pain through physical therapy.)