Ascent PT : Relieving Low Back, Hip, And Knee Arthritis Pain


How Physical Therapy Can Help Regardless of the cause of arthritis, physical therapy serves a purpose in most cases. Often, severe arthritis may require medication, hot and cold therapy or even surgery. While maintaining a healthy weight, exercise and a good diet help, medical intervention may eventually be needed. Duringphysical therapy, the individual is trained to reachmaximum mobility. They may also undergo exercises that reduce the pressure on arthritic spots. If a patient has undergone surgery, post-op physical therapy can help them reclaim their mobility—as well as their lifestyle. If you or a loved one suffers from arthritis, you still have options. Contact one of our therapists today, and ask about ongoing physical therapy treatment to restore mobility, comfort and quality of life. Sources

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Turkey Meatballs

Relieve Knee Pain In Minutes Try this simple exercise to keep you moving

Relieves Knee Pain

Knee Extension Stretch

While sitting, tighten your top thigh muscle to press the back of your knee downward towards the ground. Repeat 6 times on each leg.

INGREDIENTS • 1 lb ground turkey • 1 large egg beaten • 1/4 cup shaved parmesan

• 1 tsp basil • 1 tsp salt

• 1/2 tsp ground black pepper • 1 (24 oz) jar red pasta sauce • 1/2 lb whole grain spaghetti

• 1 tsp garlic powder • 1 tsp onion powder

Directions Preheat broiler on high for 5 minutes. Combine all meatball ingredients in large bowl. Useyourhands tomix the ingredients.Usea1.5 tablespooncookiescoop toscoop18 meatballsontoa rimmedcookiesheet.Broilon top rack for5minutes. Ina largeskillet, bring pasta sauce to a low simmer. Add in cooked meatballs and simmer together for 5-10minutesoruntilmeatballsarecompletelycooked through.Servewithyourchoice of pasta, fresh basil, more parmesan and enjoy!

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