Physical Therapy for relief of Arthritis pain
Physical therapy can be helpful in the management of arthritis pain. Physical therapy works to strengthen joints that have been weakened by damage and inflammation. Physical therapy exercises can help reduce joint pain and stiffness, as well as improve range of motion, making you more mobile For example, a physical therapist may recommend: isometric exercises to help build muscle strength without subjecting inflamed joint to excessive wear, isotonic to further increase muscle strength and help preserve function, daily walking, and using a cane or other assistive devices as needed. Your goals can be as simple as getting in and out of your car without pain, raising up on your toes or raising your arms to reach items in your kitchen cabinets, taking a walk or performing your job without pain in the hips, knees and feet.