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Consumer Reports Survey Shows High Satisfaction for Physical Therapist Treatment of Back Pain
Date:4/9/2009

he APTA Orthopaedic Section. "In addition to being able to provide manual therapy treatments, physical therapists are best known for providing exercises to restore mobility and prevent recurrence of low back injuries."

Additionally, a systematic review published in the January issue of Physical Therapy (PTJ)(2), APTA's scientific journal, found that motor control exercises, a new form of exercise for back pain that has gained the attention of researchers and health practitioners over the past decade, can significantly reduce pain and disability when performed in conjunction with other forms of therapy, in patients with persistent low back pain.

In addition to pointing out the benefits of manual therapy, the Consumer Reports article also urges back pain sufferers to be judicious in their use of prescription medications. According to Orly Avitzur, M.D., a board certified neurologist and medical advisor to Consumers Union, who comments in the Consumer Reports piece, half of the respondents to the low-back-pain survey who were prescribed drugs for their pain received an opioid pain reliever -- in spite of the fact that there is little evidence to support their use in treatment of lower back pain. And, clinical trials have shown, says Avitzur, that 50 percent of those who take them experience unpleasant side effects, including cramping, vomiting and nausea to name a few.

Avitzur mentions that 25 percent of users of opioid pain relievers suffer substance-use disorders like overuse. She goes on to say that "prescriptions of opioids among patients with spinal disorders more than doubled from 1997 to 2004" and reports of opioid overdose have risen with the numbers of prescriptions.

"So many people are more conscious of what they eat and drink than of the medications they often use without a second thought," said Ward. "Instead of opening up
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