SUNDAY, JULY 28 @ 1 PM F O O T + A N K L E WO R K S H O P
You’re invited to our Foot & Ankle Workshop led by Mark Holling, DPT. Visit our facebook at @physicaltherapyrx to register. Call 269.769.6108 for more information.
ARTHRITIS + PHYSICAL THERAPY Regardless of the cause of arthritis, physical therapy plays a major role in the treatment of arthritis symptoms and should be tried first, before more aggressive procedures such as surgery. While maintaining a healthy weight, exercise and a good diet help, surgical intervention may eventually be needed. However, physical therapy has been shown to be an excellent way to prepare and recover after a total knee or hip replacement. It is very common for the muscles that support the knee, hip, and low back to become weakened from inactivity. Through targeted easy to do exercises, we help your muscles regain their strength, providing greater support to the joints, and reducing inflammation. Furthermore, by improving balance and coordination, especially to the knee and hip joints, the abnormal strain on the joints is relieved, and safety is improved to reduce risk of further injury. If you or a loved one suffers from arthritis, you have options. The first step is to contact one of our therapists today, and ask about ongoing physical therapy treatment to restore mobility, comfort and quality of life. See how we can help your joints feel better and move better! Go online or call us to schedule an appointment today.
SUNDAY, JULY 14 @ 1 PM P I L AT E S C L A S S
RX PT will be hosting a "Celebration of Wellness" Pilates Mat Class, hosted by Karen Camelet, Physical Therapist Assistant, Pilates Instructor, and former professional dancer. Call 269.769.6108 for more information.
Discover how our team of specialists at RX Physical Therapy can get you moving pain-free again!
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E X E R C I S E E S S E N T I A L S A SAFE EXERCISE TO RELIEVE LEG PAIN
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BAND WALK Attach tubing to ankles as shown. Begin with a wide stance, knees and hips slightly bent. Perform a partial squat, then walk forward, keeping your legs in a wide stance. Walk 10-12 steps, keeping the tension on tubing throughout the exercise.
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Move without pain Bend and move freely Balance confidently & securely
Sit comfortably for long periods Walk longer distances Maintain a healthy life
Always consult your physical therapist or physician before starting exercises you are unsure of doing.
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