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2 Sep, 2020

Overcoming hip and knee pain caused by arthritis

Arthritis is one of the most common causes of chronic hip and knee pain in American adults. As arthritis breaks down the cartilage in your joints, it makes your daily life much more challenging. It becomes more difficult to enjoy your favorite hobbies, get your work done, or even do simple tasks like changing clothes

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3 Jan, 2020

Knee pain when walking up stairs? Physical therapy can help

Persistent knee pain can have a disruptive effect on your quality of life. Basic activities like getting up out of a chair or climbing stairs can become difficult or even impossible. It can even lead to some perplexing situations, such as knee pain when climbing up stairs but not when going down. Specific symptoms can

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4 Dec, 2019

Is walking good for arthritis in the knee?

As we get older, we’re all prone to increasing aches, pains and stiffness. This is because with time, our bodies begin to lose water content, which makes our muscles and connective tissue less elastic. It also makes the protective cartilage that allows for smooth joint motion more brittle, leading to increased bone-on-bone contact and inflammation.

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5 Nov, 2019

Avoid these three exercises if you have hip pain

For patients who are dealing with hip pain, it’s important to understand that exercise is your friend. No matter if you have arthritis, bursitis or a strained hip flexor, performing the right exercises can help stabilize and improve range of motion for this all-important joint. With the guidance of a qualified physical therapist, following through

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2 Nov, 2019

Here’s what can happen if you don’t do physical therapy after having knee surgery

Next to the procedure itself, the recovery process from knee surgery is one of the most important parts of your treatment journey. Any procedure requires some degree of tissue disruption and an incision, both of which require healing. Additionally, patients who have been hobbled with knee pain for a long period of time often need

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5 Oct, 2019

Hip pain exercises to try and hip pain exercises to avoid

You’ve probably read it online or heard it from your doctor: If you have hip pain, you should exercise. Exercising improves the strength and flexibility of the muscles, ligaments and tendons in and around your hips. This helps improve your body’s structural support for the hips and improves their range of motion. However, it can

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5 Sep, 2019

What to do about hip pain that occurs while sleeping on either side

While hip pain on one side is more common, especially when caused by injury, it is not unheard of for hip pain to develop on both sides. Known as bilateral hip pain, potential causes can include arthritis and bursitis, among others. A common indicator of this issue is disrupted sleep and hip pain that persists

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7 Aug, 2019

Relief for patients in Belle Chasse, LA, experiencing hip pain while walking up stairs

Hip pain can have a number of causes, including injury, fracture and arthritis, but they can all affect our ability to accomplish everyday tasks and have a normal activity level. One activity that many people with a hip condition complain about is pain while walking up the stairs. Climbing up and down stairs increases the

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4 Aug, 2019

Four potential causes of knee pain when walking down stairs

Climbing up and down stairs is something we all have to do, but it puts a lot of stress on the knees. While you might think that going up stairs would be a likely time for a flare-up of knee pain, and you’d be right, going down the stairs actually puts a slightly larger amount

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6 May, 2019

Treating hip pain with physical therapy in Gretna, LA

Hip pain is an often serious reality for many people, whether because of age, trauma, hip replacement surgery or some other cause. Levels of hip pain can vary from case to case just as the underlying cause of that pain can. It can be difficult to pinpoint and treat because of this. Fortunately, Rehab Access

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