Scoliosis causes the spine to curve sideways, causing pain, weakness, and changes in the way a person walks. Exercise and stretching are vital components of treatment.
In August 2018, Gov. Bruce Rauner, R-Ill., signed into law a bill that would allow patients in Illinois to seek out the services of a physical therapist without a referral from a physician or orthopedic surgeon. This expands previous policies on direct access to physical therapy for patients.
People with chronic pain may experience as much of a decline in symptoms with mindfulness-based, stress-reduction training as they do with cognitive behavioral therapy, a small research review suggests
Study shows that young adults may hurt themselves on purpose, specifically to feel physical pain