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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 […]

Tips to Help You Better Choose a Physical Therapist

Not all physical therapy clinics are created equal. It’s important for potential patients to choose their physical therapists carefully, according to experts from the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City.

Convenience and whether or not a physical therapist takes your health insurance are important considerations when choosing a physical therapist, but […]

Physical Therapists Integral in Chronic Pain Treatment

There’s acute pain, from injuries and after surgery. And there’s chronic pain, which can linger months—even years. Physical therapists have long been recognized for their roles in preventing and treating acute pain. Today, there’s increased emphasis on physical therapists’ roles in helping patients with chronic pain.

Physical therapists are trained to administer treatments that […]

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 […]