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Newsletter Video, February 2019

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Here’s What You Need to Know About Back Pain and Physical Therapy

Here’s Why You Should See a Physical Therapist First if You Experience Lower Back Pain

  1. When referral for physical therapy is warranted for patients with acute LBP, immediate referral and initiation (within 3 days) may lead to lower health care utilization and LBP-related costs. (Reference)
  2. Patients with LBP who consulted primary care were referred for additional management, advanced imaging, and were associated with higher healthcare utilization and charges than physical therapy. (Reference)
  3. There was a lower risk of subsequent medical service usage among patients who received PT early after an episode of acute low back pain. (Reference)
  4. Early physical therapy following a new primary care consultation was associated with reduced risk of subsequent health care compared with delayed physical therapy. (Reference)

Physical Therapists Treat Most Back Pain Conditions

Read our article that goes into more detail about how we help. Click here.

If You Experience Back Pain, Here’s What You Can Do Immediately

Read our article with more details about what you can do right away if you have lower back pain. Click here.


Some Thoughts on Preventing Lower Back Pain

Read our article with more details about what you can do to decrease your odds of experiencing lower back pain. Click here.


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Exercise of the Month - This One can Help Keep the Lower Back Relaxed

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