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Physical Therapy: Evaluation and Incorporation of Treatments 

Physical Therapy: Evaluation and Incorporation of Treatments
Physical Therapy: Evaluation and Incorporation of Treatments

Vanessa Jackson

and Kevin Pansky

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date: 21 October 2021

Physical therapy is often considered as a focused intervention with in specific pain states. This chapter highlights physical therapy as an expansive tool set that is best considered early in the setting of pain, especially when there are associated symptoms such as stress, myofascial dysfunction and stress. Utilizing a thorough evaluation, including lifestyle, functional and ergonomic assessments, along with patient education and incorporation of individualized modalities, physical therapists serve as a valuable initial resource in the management of pain and associated symptoms.

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