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Study: Referral to Physical Therapy for LBP Reduces Odds of Later Opioid Prescription—Even When Patients Don't Follow Up on the Referral

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Recommending physical therapy provides reassurance to patients that their LBP is best
managed with physical activity and is in line with advice to stay active.”

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Study: Referral to Physical Therapy for LBP Reduces Odds of Later Opioid Prescription—Even When Patients Don't Follow Up on the Referral