Advantage Rehab: Relieving Low Back, Hip & Knee Arthritis

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RELIEVING LOWBACK, HIP & KNEE ARTHRITIS “ Sky’s The Limit When There’s Pain Relief! ”

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• 6 Tips To Help Your Arthritis Pain • Healthy Recipe • Relieve Hip Pain In Minutes • Patient Success Spotlight • Free Joint Pain Consultation

Discussing Arthritis Pain with Mike Savageau, PT

with osteoarthritis were assigned to receive either hands-on physical 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 people were doing 4 weeks, 8 weeks and 1 year later. The resultswerevery impressivewith thepatientswhohadhands-onphysical therapycombinedwithgentle,specificexercises.Theyshowedsignificant 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% as compared to thegroup whohadno treatment.At one year, patients in the treatment group still were doing great in terms of less painandmoremobility.Otherbenefits included lessneed forsurgerywith only 5% of patients in the treatment group 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 did something about your pain and movement?Callus todayatAdvantageRehab Inc. to learnmoreaboutour ARTHRITIS PROGRAM 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;MichaelG.Ryder,MPT;MatthewB.Garber,MPT;andStephenC.Allison, PhD,MPT,ECS

Dear Valued Client,

Do you suffer from back, knee or hip pain? It is possible you may have osteoarthritis in those joints. Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common conditionof the joints,affectingapproximately27

MIKE SAVAGEAU PT/CEO/Owner

millionAmericans.WithOA, there isabreakdown in thecartilagecovering theendsofbones.Asthecartilagewearsaway,thebonesbecomeexposed and rub against each other.The deterioration of cartilage also affects the shapeandmakeupof the jointso that itno longer functionssmoothly.The ligamentsand tendonsaround the jointbecomestiffand themuscles that support the joint become weak. This leads to even more painful rubbing of the joint surfaces. There are many studies and patient success stories promoting the effectiveness of physical therapy for osteoarthritis. Our expert therapists atAdvantageRehab Inc.aretrainedspecifically intreatingpatientssuffering from osteoarthritis and work to obtain optimal results.

Study Shows How to Relieve OA Pain. In a medical study, 83 patients

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