Pain Management

There are many methods of pain management. Physicians most frequently prescribe pain medications. However,  Physical Theapists focus on finding the source of pain and doing interventions to abolish the pain that a patient is experiencing. There are many forms of interventions Physical Therapists can use to treat pain. Interventions include but are not limited to:

  • stretches
  • exercises
  • education in proper posture and body mechanics
  • taping
  • ultrasound
  • ice pack/hot pack
  • relaxation techniques