Did you know that osteoarthritis affects over one million people worldwide? If you are diagnosed with this condition, you should know you are not alone. Since it is such a prevalent issue in the community, our Advance Physical Therapy team has created physical therapy sessions to help manage its symptoms. Patients interested in working with us shouldn’t hesitate to contact our team and schedule an appointment.
Symptoms Of Osteoarthritis
Patients who live with this condition can attest to how difficult the symptoms can make everyday life. Fortunately, through physical therapy, these symptoms can be managed, and the functionality levels in the affected areas can be improved. Should you find osteoarthritis causing any of the below, consider scheduling an appointment for physical therapy:
- Limited range of motion.
- Development of bone spurs.
- Swelling in the affected joints.
What Is Physical Therapy?
If you’ve never received physical therapy as a form of treatment before, you may be wondering what it entails. Our staff here at Advance Physical Therapy has the answers for you. Physical therapy is a form of treatment that utilizes therapeutic stretches and strengthening exercises to promote healing in the affected area’s surrounding tissues. Through the use of physical activity, your symptoms can be managed, improving your quality of life in the process.
Benefits Of This Form Of Treatment
One of the main benefits of physical therapy is the range of conditions it can treat. However, there are plenty more benefits to be had as well. That is one reason why doctors typically recommend physical therapy as a first resort for treatment. When choosing to work with our team to receive this type of therapy, the benefits you can receive may include the following:
- Improved flexibility and range of motion.
- Reduced inflammation and swelling.
- Elimination of pain.
- Regained strength.
- Limiting the frequency of osteoarthritis flare-ups.
If you’re living with osteoarthritis, don’t think you need to let it take over your life. With the help of our team here at Advance Physical Therapy, you have the potential to find vast improvements in your condition. To learn more about how sessions of physical therapy can help contact us today.