Combat Arthritis – The Benefits Of Physical Therapy

Combat Arthritis – The Benefits Of Physical Therapy

Arthritis and other rheumatic conditions are a leading cause of disability among US adults, and the most common cause of disability among US adults for the past 15 years. Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common type of arthritis. It causes progressive damage to cartilage and other joint tissues. OA may be accompanied by pain, immobility, muscle weakness, and a decrease in function and activities of daily living. The joints most affected with radiographic OA and symptomatic OA were hands, knees, and hips.

Physical therapy works to strengthen joints that have been weakened by damage and inflammation. Physical Therapy exercises can help reduce joint pain and stiffness, as well as improves range of motion, making you more mobile.

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