NEWSLETTER Your BodyWasMade For Better Things ThanSufferingFromPain! THE NEXT STEP TO TREAT ARTHRITIS PAIN
There are many studies and patient success stories promoting the effectiveness of physical therapy for osteoarthritis. Our expert therapists are trained specifically in treating patients suffering from osteoarthritis and work to obtain optimal results.
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 improved by 55% as compared to the group who had no treatment. At one year, patients in the treatment group still were doing great in terms of less pain and 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 relieve your pain. Isn’t it time you didsomethingaboutyourpainandmovement?Callus today to learnmore about ourARTHRITISPROGRAM 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:
YouCanRelieveYOURArthritisPain 6Essential TipsToHelpYour ArthritisPain “What Can I Do To Gain Pain Relief Independently?”
When it comes to treating arthritis, you may have more options than you realize. There is a lot you can do to reduce your aches and pains from arthritis, while gaining more mobility and function. People often experience pain from arthritis because of stiff joints, muscles and other tissues. In addition, muscles become weak, therefore not supporting the arthritic joints. Our customized physical therapy treatments promote muscle strength, improve range of motion, increase mobility and ease pain. In addition, coupling your treatments with the following can also help you live life to the fullest and get you back to doing the things you love : 1. Education & self-management When your treatment is over, our experts will have equipped you with the knowledge and exercises you need to continue your progress on your own. 2. Weight loss Maintaining your recommended weight or losing
weight if you are overweight can lessen your pain by reducing stress on your affected joints. Weight loss specifically helps ease pressure on weight-bearing joints such as the hips and knees. 3. Footwear & insoles If arthritis affects your knee, special footwear and custom orthotics can reduce pain and improve walking. At FYZICAL Therapy & Balance Center, we use computerized foot/gait evaluations to determine need. 4. Knee braces For osteoarthritiswith associated knee instability, a knee brace can reduce pain, improve stability and reduce the risk of falling. 5. Heat & cold Many people find the heat of a warm bath, heat pack or paraffin bath eases arthritis pain. Others find relief in cold packs. Still others prefer alternating the two. Learn more about what can work best for you by talking to our specialists.
6. Exercise Exercise has been proven to help reduce arthritis pain while increasing strength and function. Knowing the right kind of exercises to do is the key.Talking with our physical therapists will point you in the right direction. There is a lot that you can do to relieve the pain from arthritis and protect your joints for the long-term. Find out more about our ARTHRITIS PROGRAM by calling us today and discover how to relieve and reduce the pain of arthritis.
At FYZICAL, not only will we fix what is broken, but through our comprehensive programs you will discover how to achieve the pinnacle of healthy living, expand your boundaries and feel better. At FYZICAL, you will receive hands-on therapy treatments by our friendly, caring health experts during focused and individualized sessions. It’s time to get FYZICAL if: • You’re tired of living in pain • You just want to feel better and move better • You need to heal an orthopedic problem or sports injury • You want to overcome a balance disorder or neurological condition • You have been in an auto accident or injured on the job • You want to improve your strength, endurance and physical conditioning • You want to prevent injury Whatever ailment brings you to FYZICAL, our therapists can help decrease your pain, restore your mobility and ensure your independence! You may be able to avoid surgery or prescription medications! FYZICAL will help you get better and love your life again. Experience the FYZICAL difference today! Sign up for our digital newsletter send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Easy Hot Apple Cider
INGREDIENTS • 1 (64 fluid ounce) bottle apple cider • 3 cinnamon sticks • 1 teaspoon whole allspice • 1 teaspoon whole cloves • 1/3 cup brown sugar DIRECTIONS In a slow cooker, combine apple cider and cinnamon sticks. Wrap allspice and cloves in a small piece of cheesecloth, and add to pot. Stir in brown sugar. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat, and keep warm.
“All employees of Fyzical in the Provo location have been extremely professional,helpful,andunderstanding. They take the time tounderstand the patient’s problem and are willing to make adjustments as needed as time goes on.” D.R. “We have recommended Dr. Mark Peterson to all our friends. He really knows what he is doing and is extremely professional and helpful. Our whole family goes to him.” D.B. They take the time to understand! “Extremely professional and helpful!” Try this movement if you are experiencing hip pain. Relieve Pain In Minutes CLAMS IN SIDE LYING Lie on one side hips bent to 45 degrees, feet in line with hips. Slowly raise top knee up while keeping feet touching and pelvis still. Return to start position with same speed. Repeat 10 times on both sides. Helps Mobilize Hips
Have YouMet Your Out-of-PocketMax? Have you met your annual Out-of-Pocket Max? If you have, your therapy may be free. How do you check to see if it has been met? You can call your insurance and ask them or you can call us and we will gladly check your benefits for you.Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4
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