Many people have an image of physical therapy based on a bad experience from a friend or family memeber or that it’s only relevant after a major trauma like a stroke. But that’s not true! One of it’s superpowers is the ability to get to the root cause of chronic pain issues like back and neck pain.
In today’s episode, I sit down with my client Karen Emery, who is a physical therapist to discuss how the you can use PT in your own life. We discuss:
- The unexpected reasons you might want to see a PT instead of starting to explore your pain with an MRI or CT scan.
- How your doctor might not even be aware of when to refer you to a PT and how you can be a better advocate for getting pain relief.
- How to access and find a phenomenal PT for you as well as movement guidelines for health and better posture.
Karen also shares some stretches we can do. Here is a visual of the stretches Karen referenced.