Butte physical therapists outline opioid alternatives

by Jayda McClendon Tuesday, November 19th 2019 A five-year report from the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services and the Montana Board of Pharmacy shows a decline in opioid prescription rates. However, physicians in Butte say physical therapy should still be considered an option when treating chronic pain. (Photo: SBG) BUTTE, Mont. —…

Looking Beyond Opioids for Chronic Pain

Taking an active role in your pain care will help you need fewer doctors & pills  Posted Aug 28, 2016  More than 100 million Americans are living with ongoing pain and looking for solutions. Earlier this year the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommended prescribers limit opioids for most people with chronic pain, mainly because…