Monthly Archives: April 2015

Physical Therapy or Surgery for Back Pain?

April 8th, 2015 (No Comments)

Physical Therapy or surgery, what is the best option for back pain? When it comes to lumbar(low-back) stenosis, physical therapy seems to be more effective!  A recent study conducted by Harvard Medical School evaluated 170 people in their 60’s diagnosed with lumbar stenosis. These people  were randomly assigned to receive either surgery or physical therapy. […]

Try Physical Therapy first when it comes to back pain

April 1st, 2015 (No Comments)

Physical Therapy is the conservative more economical approach to back pain treatment A recent article in the Washington Post ” Oh, my aching wallet: MRI instead of physical therapy for low back pain leads to $4,793 higher price”, quotes recent research that has shown shows the significant cost difference between other medical treatments for back […]

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