Should you be taking drugs that may have harmful side effects?
Do you really need surgery?
Orthopedic pain can be debilitating and may need those types of treatments and/or surgery, however, there are simple options to try first, which are most often very effective! At Blanda Orthopedics & Physical Therapy, we help you learn ways to manage your problem that include easy, safe actions on your part. We take a holistic approach when treating your orthopedic problem. We can advise you on losing weight even with knee pain, which prevents you from walking for exercise. You will be instructed on safe and efficient ways to exercise painful joints. What activities do you need to cut back on? We can help you learn simple changes to make at work to help alleviate your pain. Can you get by without seeing a “pain management” doctor? You bet.