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How is physical therapy used in the non-surgical treatment of back and neck?

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Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management
3 doctors agree

In brief: Very effective

In general, the goals of back pain exercises and physical therapy are to decrease back pain, increase function, and provide education on a maintenance program to prevent further recurrences.

In brief: Very effective

In general, the goals of back pain exercises and physical therapy are to decrease back pain, increase function, and provide education on a maintenance program to prevent further recurrences.
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Dr. David Rosenfeld
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Dr. Craig Morton
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine

In brief: To prevent pain

Physical therapy is used to help restore normal function and decrease pain associated with neck and back pain.
This may include stretching, strengthening weak muscles, use of heat/ice, as well as education to help prevent the recurrence of pain.

In brief: To prevent pain

Physical therapy is used to help restore normal function and decrease pain associated with neck and back pain.
This may include stretching, strengthening weak muscles, use of heat/ice, as well as education to help prevent the recurrence of pain.
Dr. Craig Morton
Dr. Craig Morton
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