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Do You Need Relief From Your Arthritis Pain? TakeTheNext StepWithPhysical Therapy

Study Shows How to Relieve OA Pain Inamedicalstudy,83patientswithosteoarthritiswere assigned to receiveeitherhands-onphysical therapy (treatment group) or a pill that actually did nothing to help their pain without them knowing (placebo group). Tests were done to measure how well the peopleweredoing4weeks,8weeksand1year later. The results were very impressive with the patients who had hands-on physical therapy combined with gentle, specific exercises. They showed significant improvements in their pain, mobility and function. By 8 weeks, patients were able to walk further and faster with much less, or completely resolved pain. Their joint stiffness, aches and mobility had improvedby 55%ascompared to the group whohad no treatment. At one year, patients in the treatment groupstillweredoinggreat in termsof lesspainand more mobility. Other benefits included less need for surgerywithonly5%ofpatients inthetreatmentgroup having undergone surgery as compared to 20% with the placebo group. If you are suffering from osteoarthritis, our physical therapy treatments relieveyourpain. Isn’t it timeyou didsomethingaboutyourpainandmovement?Callus today to learnmoreaboutourARTHRITISPROGRAM so we can make a positive difference in your life. Annalsof InternalMedicine:February1,2000vol.132no.3173-181.GailD. Deyle,MPT;NancyE.Henderson,PhD,MPT;RobertL.Matekel,MPT;Michael G.Ryder,MPT;MatthewB.Garber,MPT;andStephenC.Allison,PhD,MPT,ECS

• RelieveOAPain • 6 Essential Steps • Patient Results • Recipe • Exercise INSIDE: “Happiness is a state of mental, physical and spiritual well- being. Think pleasantly, engage in sport and read daily to enhance your well-being.” - Lailah Gifty Akita Quote of TheMonth:

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