Can Physical Therapy Help My Chronic Pain?

Can Physical Therapy Help My Chronic Pain?

Ouch! If you're tired of chronic pain plaguing your every move, it may be time to consider a physical therapist. The field of physical therapy now offers more options than ever for those that suffer from chronic pain, as well as those recovering from an injury or surgery.

On this episode of Chat with the Experts, we talk with Brian Pease of BodyOne Physical Therapy in Indianapolis about how you can work with a physical therapist to create a treatment plan for your particular ailment and what kind of progress you can expect. Pease also shares helpful information about what to expect on your first visit, how to dress for your appointment, and what you can do between visits to aid the recovery process. Listen in!

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Additional Resources:

Angie's List Guide to Physical Therapy

Is Your Poor Posture Leading to Back Pain?

5 Questions to Ask Before Starting Physical Therapy

About this Experts Contributor: Brian Pease is the owner of Body One Physical Therapy, providing rehabilitation and physical therapy services in Indianapolis. Since 2002, Body One has specialized in physical therapy care, orthopedic therapy, sports therapy and much more. You can follow them on Twitter @BodyOnePT.


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