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An active 88-year-old physical therapy patient was experiencing various orthopedic aches and pains. After seeing pain management physicians, orthopedic physicians, neurologists, and others — in the hopes of getting some relief from stenosis and other arthritic issues — the patient was told that surgery was too risky for someone that age.

The patient decided to go another route, explains Lori S. Zucker, PT, DPT, MA, using THC.

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