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September is Pain Awareness Month!

Physical therapy more effective than drugs for chronic pain, studies confirm

During a time when health care professionals and researchers are seriously reevaluating the effectiveness and safety of prescription drug use for chronic pain, Hillsboro physical therapist Marissa Loosli, DPT, emphasizes that physical therapy has long been considered a safer, cheaper and more effective treatment for such conditions – this as we begin Pain Awareness Month, […]

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Walking ‘gait-way’ to back pain relief, says Impact Physical Therapy of Hillsboro

Are you experiencing tightness or discomfort in your lower-back? Try taking a walk, suggests Hillsboro physical therapist Kent Bond, PT. According to Bond, owner of Impact Physical Therapy of Hillsboro, studies have shown walking to be effective in preventing, alleviating and even treating pain in the spine, a condition that according to the Centers for […]

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