Healthcare providers often use opioid use and physical therapy as treatment options to manage pain. However, opioids, while providing short-term pain relief, are associated with a range of negative side effects and can lead to addiction and overdose. Physical therapy, on the other hand, is a non-invasive treatment option that focuses on improving function and
You are experiencing pain and have booked your first physical therapy appointment at Brewer Physical Therapy. (Don’t actually have an appointment booked yet? Click Here to schedule a visit today!). You might be asking yourself, “What will my first appointment be like?” Fortunately, this is one of life’s great mysteries that actually has an answer.
If your lower back or bottom hurts when you get up from a chair or climb a set of stairs, your sacroiliac (SI) joints may be to blame. Research suggests the SI joint is the source of pain in 15 to 30 percent of people with chronic low back pain. Sacroiliac joint dysfunction is commonly
Following a COVID-19 infection, you may need help achieving your prior level of functioning. Scheduling a consultation at Brewer Physical Therapy is one of your options! When you think about a person going into intensive care, you might picture someone who’s very ill and likely fighting for their life. They may be on a ventilator