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Physical Therapists and Medication
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An_249961 posted:
Hello, I am just wondering if it is normal for a PT to recommend prescription medications, in particular, narcotics such as valium, soma, etc. to aid in relaxing muscles. I just have never heard of this and it's a concern.
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dianer01 responded:


A PT can recommend a med but cannot usually prescribe it. If the PT has suggested something, it may be worth discussing with your doctor. The PT may have had experience with other patients who have had success with the med in a similar situation.
 
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Thanks Diane You've helped more than you know...


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