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Juvenile Arthritis: Symptoms and Treatment Options

Posted on by Tara Hackney, PT, DPT, OCS, KTTP

Did you know arthritis is not only found in the elderly? That’s right, kids can get arthritis too.

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4 Ways Physical Therapy Can Help Those Who Suffer From Osteoarthritis

Posted on by Kyle Dodge

Osteoarthritis (OA) can have a major impact on essential and functional activities of daily living. It can reduce or hinder a person’s ability to walk, ride a bike, climb stairs or get on the ground to play with children and grandchildren.

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Can Exercise Help with Arthritis Pain?

Posted on by Tara Hackney, PT, DPT, OCS, KTTP

Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common type of arthritis.1 The degenerative joint disease is due to a breakdown of cartilage. Arthritis can occur in many joints including the hands, hips, knees, lower back, neck and shoulders.

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Big List of Conditions Physical Therapy Treats

Posted on by Athletico

Many people are unaware of the variety of conditions physical therapy can treat.

In addition to common ailments like lower back pain, physical therapy can be an effective treatment option for conditions like vertigo and headaches. Discover what other conditions can benefit from physical therapy by checking out the big list featured below:

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Collaborative Treatment: Physical Therapists and Occupational Therapists Work Together to Treat One Injury

Posted on by Lauren Levitt

How patients benefit from working with a Physical Therapist and Occupational Therapist

Do you have shoulder, elbow or hand pain that has been lingering and now hurts more? Have you been experiencing discomfort in your hands while typing on the computer? Did your doctor make the diagnosis of tendonitis, tennis elbow, trigger finger or golfer’s elbow?  For these healthcare needs and more, Athletico Physical and Occupational/Hand Therapists are able to get you back to doing the things you love.

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Hip and Knee Joint Replacements: Common Questions Answered

Posted on by Amanda DiGangi

Replacements of the Hip and Knee are perhaps the most common joint replacements seen in our society. There are many reasons patients end up having these elective surgeries. Read More

What is Arthritis and What Can I Do About It?

Posted on by Athletico

May is National Arthritis Awareness Month. But what exactly is arthritis? What causes the pain and how can I fix it? Arthritis refers to the degradation of a joint surface causing inflammation within the joint. Athletico Physical Therapy is proud to support Arthritis Awareness Month as a proud partner of the Arthritis Foundation. Read More

10 Tips and Tools for Gardening with Arthritis or Other Physical Limitations

Posted on by Lori Diamos

Gardening has a multitude of health benefits. Since most people find enjoyment in gardening, they do it regularly without any coaxing or aiding in cardiovascular health, strength, and flexibility. One’s immunity is also boosted as skin soaks in vitamin D from the sun and healthy bacteria and microbes from the soil. Gardens are full of a variety of textures, smells, sights, and sounds which have been known to reduce stress and promote relaxation as it stimulates the brain and aids in better mental health. Lastly, we cannot forget nutrition and all the amazing vitamins, minerals, and nutrients that are provided to us when we consume all the fresh produce we harvest. It’s no wonder that gardening appeals to the young, the old, and everyone in between. Read More

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