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Avoid Dangerous Painkillers and Opioids With Physical Therapy

April 10th, 2023

As we all know, our country has been ravaged by an opioid crisis. In 2016, 116 people died from an opioid overdose every day and it is estimated that approximately 11.5 million Americans abuse prescription drugs. This is a frightening and painful time, but there is a way out. Physical therapy is a natural, safe,

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How PT Can Reduce the Need for Opioids

November 20th, 2022

With unintentional drug overdoses on a sharp increase within the U.S., more medical professionals are seeking treatment options that don’t carry the risk of painkiller addiction. Certainly, reducing pain through opioids can be a legitimate treatment. Yet mushrooming addiction rates make it obvious that methods such as physical therapy can often be a better first-line

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If You’re Relying On Opioids To Manage Your Pain, You NEED To Read This!

If You’re Relying On Opioids To Manage Your Pain, You Need To Read This!

June 10th, 2022

Have you suffered from an injury or accident that has left you in pain 90% of the time? Do you depend on drugs like oxycodone or hydrocodone just to make it through your day? Have you ever found yourself anxiously watching the clock, counting down the minutes until it’s time for your next dosage? If

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Tired of Medications? Find Relief with Physical Therapy

Tired of Medications? Find Relief with Physical Therapy

May 10th, 2022

Pain can put some extreme limits on your life. While medications can provide temporary relief, it doesn’t actually solve the problem of your pain; rather, it merely masks the symptoms. If you have been living with acute or chronic pain and you’re looking for a natural way to successfully treat your symptoms, contact Magnolia Physical

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Are Pain Meds Worth The Agony? Physical Therapy Can Help

Are Pain Meds Worth The Agony? Physical Therapy Can Help

April 10th, 2022

Pain is uncomfortable, but it’s a necessary evil. It’s a helpful messenger, an alert that something in your body needs to be fixed. Regardless, pain can also be an agonizing annoyance that ruins your quality of life. Many pain problems are rooted in underlying conditions, often originating in a different part of the body than

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Find Fast Relief for Your Arthritis Pain - Without Opioids

Find Fast Relief for Your Arthritis Pain – Without Opioids

February 10th, 2022

Arthritis is a general term that actually includes hundreds of different diseases. Whether you have osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, or another type, one of the primary symptoms is inflammation and pain in the joints. Whatever type of arthritis you’re suffering from, you’re likely struggling to overcome varying degrees of pain. If you’re taking opioids for arthritis

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You Can Breakup With Your Pain Medications Through The Help of a Physical Therapist

February 20th, 2021

If you keep up with the news, then you probably already know that right now our country is in the throes of what appears to be an epidemic regarding the use of prescription pain medications and opioids. It’s a heartbreaking realization to come to, but it’s the truth, and it’s caused practitioners and patients alike

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Don't Turn to Opioids

Don’t Turn to Opioids – Physical Therapy Can Help Treat Your Pain

August 10th, 2020

Find Natural Relief for Your Pains With our Physical Therapists! You have so many things you want or need to do today – but they’ll have to wait until you take your pills. Prescription opioids are powerful medications that can deaden pain for hours at a time. Unfortunately, they can also cause profound new problems

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