4 Key Strategies for Preventing and Treating Osteoarthritis (OA) – Physical Therapy Fitness Article

4 Key Strategies for Preventing and Treating Osteoarthritis (OA) Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common form of arthritis that affects an estimated 12.1% of the U.S. population (nearly 21 million Americans age 25 and older).  OA is one of 171 different types of arthritis.  The chance of developing osteoarthritis increases with age.  Most people over age 60 experience OA to some degree. Arthritis is a commonly used term that can have multiple meanings depending on the person.  In general, arthritis means inflammation…

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Link between sporting knee injuries and total knee replacements – Physical Therapy Fitness Article

Link between sporting knee injuries and total knee replacements Currently there is a well-established association between knee injuries and the development of knee osteoarthritis (1). Although knee osteoarthritis and knee replacements are not the same thing – the two are heavily linked. For more information, have a read of my previous “Knee Osteoarthritis” blog which you can find HERE>>>. From this concept, it can be argued that if you were to have a knee injury, or multiple knee injuries –…

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Physiotherapy For Cycling Injuries – goPhysio Blog – Physical Therapy Fitness Article

Physiotherapy For Cycling Injuries – goPhysio Blog The 8th – 16th June 2019 sees in Bike Week, which aims to inspire more people to take to 2 wheels. Cycling is a wonderful way to exercise, whatever your level or age. It’s great for cardiovascular fitness, muscle strength, flexibility and has a host of health benefits. It’s a safe form of exercise and is often a great way to start fit if you need to maintain your fitness with a lower impact…

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