Arthritis and Physical Therapy
Q: Can physical therapy remove arthritis?
A: The simple answer is no, physical therapy cannot remove arthritis, but it can improve your arthritis symptoms! Physical therapy can help the aches and pains associated with arthritis. We can utilize a variety of techniques including stretching, strengthening, balance and manual therapy techniques to help strengthen the muscles around the joint, help the joint itself move better and get you moving better so that you are better able to perform the activities that you love! Physical therapy can be very effective in helping those with arthritic conditions such as osteoarthritis, degenerative joint disease, rheumatoid arthritis and spinal stenosis.