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By Casey Cortney
Licensed Physical Therapist 

Physical Therapy Today: October is National Physical Therapy Month

9 Physical Therapist tips to help you #AgeWell

 


We can’t stop time. Or can we? The right type and amount of physical activity can help stave off many age-related health problems. Physical therapists, who are movement experts, prescribe physical activity that can help you overcome pain, gain and maintain movement, and preserve your independence—often helping you avoid the need for surgery or long-term use of prescription drugs.

Here are nine things physical therapists want you to know to #AgeWell.

1. Chronic pain doesn’t have to be the boss of you.

Each year 116 million Americans experience chronic pain from arthritis or other con...



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