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How does physical therapy treat pain?

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Physical therapists are experts not only in treating pain, but also its source. Yours will look for areas of weakness or stiffness that may be adding stress to the places that hurt and treat those areas with certain exercises to ease pain and help you move better.

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International Spine Intervention Society.

Teens Health from Nemours: “Physical Therapy.”

Arthritis Foundation: “Fight Arthritis Pain Without Pills.”

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on October 15, 2017

SOURCES: 

International Spine Intervention Society.

Teens Health from Nemours: “Physical Therapy.”

Arthritis Foundation: “Fight Arthritis Pain Without Pills.”

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on October 15, 2017

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