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Trying Physical Therapy First for Low Back Pain May Curb Use of Opioids

NPR (05/23) – […] It turned out that patients who saw a physical therapist before trying other treatments had an 89 percent lower probability of eventually needing an opioid prescription, a 28 percent lower probability of having any advanced imaging services, and a 15 percent lower probability of making one or more ER visits. Read more

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