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How are physical and aquatic therapy used to manage pain?

In physical and aquatic therapy, the physiatrist or physical therapist may suggest an exercise program tailored for you that will increase your daily functioning and decrease your pain. Other treatments may include whirlpool therapy, ultrasound and deep-muscle massage.

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