**Two things physiotherapists and patients should know**

1. Do not employ passive physical agents for chronic pain conditions. Instead, encourage participation in an active treatment program:

There is limited evidence for use of passive physical agents to obtain clinically important outcomes for musculoskeletal conditions.

A carefully designed active treatment plan has a greater impact on pain, mobility, function and quality of life.

While there is some evidence of short-term pain relief for cert...


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