Constipation is not a disease, it’s a symptom, and one that many people choose to self-treat.

Candace Jarrett, PT, a certified pelvic rehabilitation practitioner, discusses the risks of self-treating constipation and spotlights several specific methods PTs can use to guide patients toward resolving issues associated with chronic constipation. Jarrett details these tips in an article recently published in The Daily Times, a newspaper based in Maryville, Tenn.

“People who seek physical therapy treatments for constipation report more-frequent stools, decreased laxative use and a lower need for external assistance,”

Candace Jarrett, PT

Find out what those treatments are in The Daily Times complete article.