Category: Arthritis

What is a free screen for physical or occupational therapy?

Jun7th 2019

Why should you consider a free screen at MoveMend? Because it’s an easy way to see if therapy can help you feel better! Too often, we ignore aches and pains, hoping they’ll go away on their own. But ignoring the pain can actually make it worse and keep us from the activities we love! Here’s

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How Blood Flow Restriction Training can help arthritis pain

May8th 2019

by Dr. Sam Watkins, DPT  Arthritis is the inflammation of a joint. There are numerous causes of arthritis, but the most common form is osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis is strongly associated with aging and by the time you reach middle age, you likely have signs of arthritis that would show up in medical imaging, whether you have

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Jan22nd 2017

Preventing Osteoporosis With Exercise

Like muscles, bones need exercise and activity to stay healthy. Fear of osteoporosis and breaking a bone becomes very real for many older adults. Thankfully there’s something you can do about it. Osteoporosis is a disease in which bones become brittle and susceptible to fracture. According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, 54 million Americans are estimated

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