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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 […]

Do You Suffer From Knee Osteoarthritis? Are You Overweight? A Specific Diet and Exercise Program Has Been Shown to Significantly Reduce Knee Pain and Help Restore Joint Function.

Older overweight adults with knee osteoarthritis can greatly reduce pain and improve function in their knees with a program of intensive diet and moderate exercise, researchers reported Nov. 6, 2011 at the American College of Rheumatology annual meeting in Chicago. […]