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7 Arthritis Tips for Winter Weather

Posted on by Alicia Walker, MOT, OTR/L

Changes in the weather often create noticeable joint changes for individuals with osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Studies show that lower temperatures, precipitation (snow, sleet, etc.) and decreased barometric pressure are correlated with increased joint pain.

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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, PT, DPT, OCS

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 Athletico

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. (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. (more…)

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