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Complimentary Treatments > Home Practice – Physical Therapy


Physical Therapy (PT)

Physical therapy (PT), also known as physiotherapy, is one of the most common treatments for chronic pain. Physical therapy helps with pain management.  Exercising for just 30 minutes a day on at least three or four days a week will help you with chronic pain management.

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Michelle Kenway Physiotherapy channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPQS5BOA_GLQKCc07ZCOjJg  *
- Back pain exercises playlist https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TGI5TFnY8Ck&list=PLqo18HBnle8xOisUEyFYirY51ukVlTRlx *
- Neck pain exercises playlist https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TGI5TFnY8Ck&list=PLqo18HBnle8xOisUEyFYirY51ukVlTRlx *
- Stretching exercises playlist https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yt3CpkmFAfc&list=PLqo18HBnle8ye2Cs2hwUCo0QMgDnjTunk *

Chair Exercises

Exercise may help prevent chronic pain by strengthening the muscles, preventing muscle wasting, and reducing muscle damage.

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- Seated Exercise for Obesity and Limited Mobility - Stage.1 Ep.1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vPJKAG0mknI *
- 20 Min Chair Exercises Sitting Down Workout - Seated Exercise for Seniors, Elderly, & EVERYONE ELSE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=azv8eJgoGLk *
- Seated Exercises for Older Adults https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8BcPHWGQO44 *

 

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