Headache Relief with Physical Therapy

Greg Schroeder Patient Stories

Recently we had a patient come to our clinic in Logan, Utah with terrible headaches and neck pain.  For years he had been using powerful opioid pain killers to manage his migraine headaches.  The medications had take their toll and he decided he need to be off them.  His pain doctor was helping him reduce the medication use but this …

Education from a Physical Therapist Before Back Surgery May Reduce Cost, Improve Outcomes

Greg Schroeder Back Pain

While physical therapists are known as hands-on, movement specialists, evidence is beginning to suggest their ability to teach can improve outcomes and reduce health care costs as well. A recent study published in the journal Spine (Preoperative pain neuroscience education for lumbar radiculopathy – August 15, 2014, followed a group of individuals who were undergoing surgery of the lumbar spine. …