The Benefits of Choosing Physical Therapy Over Prescription Medication
Do you suffer from acute or chronic pain that makes it hard for you to get the things done every day that you need to do? Have you found yourself panicking when you run out of your prescription medication because otherwise, you have no way to manage your discomfort levels?
Many people struggling with pain make the mistake of leaning on prescription medications for relief, but drugs only mask the symptoms. They don’t target or correct the source of the pain. Thankfully, there is something that has been proven to work: physical therapy.
Physical therapy is a totally natural, effective, and safe treatment that works to relieve pain and restore mobility. You don’t have to say no to the things you love for fear you’ll injure yourself. If you’re struggling with acute or chronic pain, be sure to give OC Sports and Rehab a call today and learn how physical therapy can get you back on the path to a pain-free, drug-free lifestyle.
How Our Physical Therapists Can Help You
Exercising isn’t everyone’s favorite thing to do. Sometimes the mere thought of exercising stresses us out! Being active can be something you dread if all you want to do is lie around and watch TV all day, but in reality, getting daily exercise is one of the most effective ways to treat chronic pain.
By adopting a healthy physical therapy routine, you will quickly realize how great exercise can be for all kinds of chronic musculoskeletal and neurological conditions.
Physical therapy is a natural, non-invasive treatment option for a variety of root causes of chronic pain, including:
- Neuropathic pain
- Disc degeneration disease
- Disc herniation
- Chronic headaches
Your physical therapist will be able to offer you a variety of treatment options to ease your pain. Massage therapy, manual therapy movement therapy, cold laser therapy, and microcurrent stimulation are just a few. The manipulation of joints and bones is a common method that physical therapists often utilize, and all of these treatments aim to help reduce pain and inflammation, and speed up the healing process.
Give us a call or text us at 949.716.5050 to visit our Lake Forest, Foothill Ranch, and Placentia Physical Therapy locations and see how we can help!