You're Not "Just Getting Old."
It always amazes me when my patients come in hurting and have assumed for days, weeks,
months, or years that their pain was just part of “getting old.” They assume that it won’t get
better, and it is something they must live with. This is a myth. Pain isn’t what happens when we
get old, pain is a warning sign. It is your body’s way of communicating to you that something
isn’t right. As PTs it is our job to figure out what that is and help you get back to life with less
discomfort and more fun!
1 in 5 Americans (20.5%) report having pain either most days or every day 
This is crazy! That means that someone in your circle of friends or family is likely in pain every
day and it’s very possible they don’t have to be. Musculoskeletal conditions like back, neck and
shoulder pain are some of the largest contributors to opioid use, depression, poor sleep, lost