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Freedom From Pain Medications with MVPT

July 14th, 2020

The freedom to move, be active, and maintain independence is crucial to your health and quality of life. For some individuals, pain makes movement a challenge. In fact, pain is one of the number one reasons people seek healthcare. Physical Therapists are experts in movement who can help you reduce pain and improve mobility to

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Patient Spotlight: Robert Baines

June 29th, 2020

“I have been a patient at MVPT since 2018 when I received physical therapy prior to and following a knee replacement surgery. I returned to their care before my recent shoulder surgery, and I am now back again after surgery and working with Kevin. I have chosen to stay with MVPT for my physical therapy care as other challenges arose, because of their friendly atmosphere and the wonderful professionals on their team. From the moment you enter the office, you are greeted by the entire staff and after a short while you feel like family.

Physical Therapy vs Opioids: When to Choose Physical Therapy for Pain Management

June 1st, 2020

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that prescription opioids sales have increased 400% in the United States. This is despite there being “no overall change in the amount of pain that Americans report.” The CDC released opioid prescription guidelines recognize that prescription opioids are appropriate in certain cases, including cancer treatment, palliative

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