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Exercise, Manual Therapy Relieve Pain and Improve Function in Osteoarthritis

While it may seem counterintuitive to move or have a physical therapist do manual therapy on a painful hip or knee joint, new research suggests exercise and manual therapy relieve pain and improve function among osteoarthritis sufferers.

Researchers from New Zealand presented their results November 2014 at the American College of Rheumatology Annual […]

Physical Therapy Helps to Relieve Osteoarthritis Pain, Study Finds

Physical therapist-delivered manual therapy or exercise therapy programs are a cost-effective way to relieve pain and improve function in people with osteoarthritis in the knee and hip joints, according to two studies published in the scientific journal Osteoarthritis and Cartilage.

In April 2013, researchers in New Zealand reported on a one-year study of 206 […]

Exercise Regimen Provides Long-term Groin Injury Fix

By adhering to exercises targeted at strengthening specific muscles, many athletes and others plagued by long-standing groin injuries can return to their previous activity levels without any groin pain. The benefits of specific exercise therapy to treat chronic groin pain can last longer than eight years, according to a study published online August 3, 2011 in the American Journal of Sports Medicine. […]

Exercise Therapy and Osteoarthritis

Patients with osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee or hip who adhere to the recommended home physical therapy exercises and physically active lifestyle experience more improvement in pain, physical function, and self-perceived effect according to a study from researchers in The Netherlands. Research also shows that maintenance of exercise behavior and physically active lifestyle after discharge […]