#GetPT1st for Back Pain

Chances are, you or someone you know has had back pain. Each year 15% of the population has their first episode of back pain, and over the course of our lives, 80% of us will have back pain. Even though back pain is common, the medical community does a poor job managing it. Stories of […]

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The Opioid Crisis: Deadly but Preventable

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The opioid crisis is spreading through the country like a plague, and unfortunately, the number of deaths linked to opioids has been steadily rising. The following statistics are frightening but real. Roughly 21 to 29 percent of patients prescribed opioids for chronic pain misuse them. Between 8 and 12 percent develop an opioid use disorder. […]

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