New data shows 1 in 2 Americans report at least one chronic medical condition affecting the musculoskeletal system. This number far outpaces other chronic conditions affecting the heart, lungs, metabolic system, or cancer. Examples, include low back pain, knee pain, osteoarthritis, neck pain, and post operative conditions. Thankfully, research supports treatments provided by Physical Therapists aimed at reducing pain and improving function among these patients. Do not let nagging injuries or surgeries get in the way of your life and activities. Ask a local Physical Therapist to assist in your recovery.