August 31st is Opioid Misuse Prevention Day. Opioid addiction remains one of the primary public health crises in the nation. No one wants to live in pain, but no one should put their health at risk in effort to be pain free. 3 tips to manage pain: Work with your Physical or Occupational Therapist to understand your pain, by doing so this allows you take a proactive approach to pain management. Keep moving; our therapists at McCook Therapy prescribe exercises specific for each patient to meet your goals to decrease pain. If you experience an injury or onset of pain, seeing a therapist early can help address and manage pain. Call the clinic today to see how we can help in your rehabilitation process.