If you have arthritis, you know how debilitating it can be. It affects millions of people and is the most commonly reported chronic illness across the nation. Arthritis is a disorder of the joints that causes them to become inflamed. The inflammation causes the pain and stiffness that you feel, and it can result in
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Many patients come to their first PT appointment expecting to receive hot pack treatments, ultrasounds and instructions on how to complete a series of exercises. These are warranted in many instances and most of our therapists would agree that exercises/stretches are needed to help restore muscle imbalances. However, HealthQuest therapists approach the restoration of function
Arthritis is a joint disorder, which features inflammation, pain and stiffness. There is also often a loss in movement with arthritis, as the joints are too inflamed to move. When only a single joint is involved it’s known as monoarthritis. If two or three joints are involved it’s referred to as oligoarthritis. To date there
Are you suffering from arthritis? One in every four American adults suffers from arthritis symptoms. It’s best to look for the right options for managing the day to day aches and pains that often result in loss of mobility. Luckily, there are multiple things you can do combined with physical therapy. This combination can increase
Do you find your joints aching for no apparent reason? Or maybe you notice that this bitter cold makes your knuckles ache. Even small aches and pains are your body’s way of telling you something is not working and should not be ignored. According to a Centers for Disease Control (CDC) study, 30% of the
Arthritis is characterized by progressive wearing away of the cartilage in a joint. This wear and tear over time leads to bone spurs, poor tissue strength, inflammation, pain, weakness of surrounding muscles and poor joint movement. Osteoarthritis is the most common type of arthritis. In fact, over 65 million people in the US have osteoarthritis to some degree.