5 Tips From Physical Therapist

Nearly everyone has experienced knee pain. Whether it’s caused by arthritis, excessive foot pronation or overuse of the muscles that protect this vulnerable joint, our knees take a knocking. In fact, knee arthritis is the single greatest cause of chronic disability among U.S. adults age 65 and older. Here’s the good news: Most chronic knee pain is avoidable. New research published in the New England Journal of Medicine suggests that exercise and physical therapy are just as effective as surgery for relief from chronic knee pain related to arthritis. Learning to strengthen and stre...

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Safeguard Your Joints

Even though moderate exercise is good for your body, it can cause stress on your joints if not executed correctly. However, there are many ways in which you can avoid injuring your joints. If you are interested in ways to protect joints during exercise, consider the following list of suggestions. Create an exercise regimen that builds gradually. Doing so will allow your body to reach its peak slowly. If you don't allow this progression, your joints will be forced to bear the brunt of a strenuous workout without warning your body first. This will cause stress on your joints.   &nb...

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6 Myth about your arthritis

Myth 1 – All joint pain is arthritis. Fact: Other conditions, such as tendonitis, bursitis or other soft-tissue injuries also cause joint pain. Evaluation by a rheumatologist will lead to the right diagnosis and treatment. Myth 2 – Rain and damp weather worsen arthritis. Fact: Although many believe that a twinge in the knee or knuckle can predict rain, there’s no scientific evidence that dampness or humidity intensifies arthritis symptoms. Myth 3 – Take it easy if your arthritis acts up. Fact: Regular, sensible exercise actually may help your arthrit...

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