ResourcesPhysical Therapy Exercises, Trigger Point Finder and References
Physical Therapy Exercises
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The rehabilitative approach and focus upon restoration of movement and function make physical therapists essential to a collaborative approach for effective pain management. Physical Therapy for Chronic Pain. Pain Clinical Updates 1998
Low-level laser therapy (LLLT) reduces pain after treatment for non-specific neck pain. Efficacy of Low-Level Laser Therapy In The Treatment Of Neck Pain. The Lancet 2009
Low level laser therapy (LLLT) when combined with exercises is effective in yielding pain relief, function and activity in patients with osteoarthritis of the knees. Efficacy of Low Level Laser Therapy associated with exercises in knee osteoarthritis: a randomized double-blind study.Clinical Rehabilitation 2012
Sling (suspension) exercise demonstrated both speciﬁcity of training and functional training superiority of closed kinetic chain exercise. The Effectiveness of Traditional and Sling Exercise Strength Training in Women. Journal of Strength Conditioning Research 2011
Massage therapy yielded favorable results in reducing pain and improving motion in the treatment of neck pain. Massage Therapy for Cervical Degenerative Disc Disease: Alleviating a Pain in the Neck? International Journal of Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork 2012