This chapter will provide a brief overview of physical therapy, including historical perspectives, uses and indications, evidence for efficacy, and recommended reading, with emphasis placed on pain education, cost-effective treatment options, and the interdisciplinary approach.
Pain perception Neuropathic pain Manipulation Microcurrent stimulation Biopsychosocial model Proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation Rhythmic stabilization training Combination of isotonic exercises
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