Stop Relying On Opioids

Stop Relying On Opioids To Manage Your Pain. Physical Therapy Can Help!

October 10th, 2020

Do you depend on drugs like oxycodone or hydrocodone just to make it through your day without crippling pain? Do you find yourself watching the clock anxiously until it’s time for your next dosage? If you answered yes to either of these questions, it’s possible you’re on the brink of opioid dependence. You might be

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Avoid Opioids

The Importance of Seeking the Help of a Physical Therapist Before Turning to Opioids

September 16th, 2020

By:  Chuck Schulte, PT  Diamond Physical Therapy – Algonquin, IL At Diamond Physical Therapy, we stand with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other professional organizations who recommend physical therapy and other alternatives over prescription opioids for the management of chronic pain. You’ve seen the headlines, and you know that opioids are the

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Physical Therapy Before Opioids

Living With Pain? Turn to Physical Therapy Before Opioids

September 15th, 2020

By:  Chuck Schulte, PT  Diamond Physical Therapy – Algonquin, IL Did You Know You Could Benefit More From Physical Therapy than Opioids? Physical therapy can help you govern your pain without drugs, giving you a chance to break away from your reliance on opioids. Long-term opioid consumption is not a good strategy for managing chronic

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