Physical therapy is an effective solution for those experiencing arthritis pain that can limit their daily activities. With proven benefits for relieving pain and improving function, physical therapy is a safe alternative to other treatments that may cause serious side effects.
By working with a physical therapist, you can improve mobility and quality of life, regardless of the area affected by arthritis.
According to recent research, hands-on physical therapy may be a beneficial treatment option for improving pain, joint mobility, and range of motion.
Professional organizations and medical associations worldwide endorse physical therapy as a standard treatment for arthritis.
Your physical therapist will work with you to create a program that is tailored to your specific needs and limitations.
Physical therapists have specialized knowledge and expertise in managing movement disorders, including arthritis.
Physical therapy can help you improve your physical abilities such as strength, flexibility, and endurance, leading to a better quality of life.
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If you'd like more information, download the physician referral form below, and ask your doctor if physical therapy is right for you.Click Here To Download Physician Referral Form
NOTE: Physical therapy may not be for everyone, such as those who have a history of cancer, or severe systemic or neurological conditions; those who have experienced recent/significant unexplained weight loss, have structural deformities, have experienced a recent trauma resulting in fractures, or those who have used steroids.
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