3 Ways Physical Therapy Helps Chronic Back Pain

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There’s a substantial amount of medical literature which proves that physical therapy can help chronic back pain to resolve. Is “living with the pain” working out for you? Probably not. Working with a physical therapist is a proven method for improving the symptoms of chronic back pain. In many cases, the need for surgery can be alleviated and patients will no longer need to rely on painkillers, if they follow through on the physical therapist’s recommendations. Here are three ways physical therapy helps chronic back pain.

'State of Lung Cancer' 2019 Report Finds that Idaho Ranks Above Average for Life-saving Lung Cancer Screening

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BOISE, ID – Idaho ranks 13th out of 51 states and territories for people who are eligible for lung cancer screening and receive it. And more Americans than ever are surviving the disease according to a new report from the American Lung Association.

Causes and Symptoms of Chronic Back Pain

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Sometimes patients and their doctors know exactly what caused the back pain to originate. The patient usually had a work-related accident or a traffic accident in which their back was injured. However, a 2014 article in the journal Clinical Radiology noted that in 90 percent of cases, the source of the back pain is unknown. In most cases, back pain develops on its own over time, without that “one incident” that injured the person’s back.

Top 10 Most Missed LCV Businesses

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LEWISTON, ID - On Wednesday, November 6 we asked you on Facebook what businesses you missed going to in the Lewis-Clark Valley. The reception was overwhelming - a total of 324 comments were made on that post. A ton of nostalgia was felt - along with memories coming back that you may have completely forgot about. That post inspired this list, we went through all of the comments to put together a top ten list. 

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