Physical Therapy for Arthritis Rehabilitation
Physical Therapy Works for Arthritis Rehabilitation. Let Us Help.
Exercise is more than just a way to stay in shape. If done right, exercise can be the key to reducing pain and improving function. At c.h. Physical Therapy in Portland, we use evidence-based, peer-reviewed treatment methods to help people with arthritis use exercise to take control of their symptoms and lives.
Why Should You Treat Arthritis With Physical Therapy?
Many people with arthritis experience daily pain that makes exercise one of the last things they’d like to do. But making the effort is worth it. There are many, many benefits to appropriately treating arthritis with the help of an experienced physical therapist (J Appl Phys 2010, J Pain 2014, 2009):
- It increases strength
- It increases flexibility and endurance
- It reduces joint pain and stiffness
- It helps fight fatigue and improves sleep
Get Evidence-Based, Peer-Reviewed Treatment
If you understand that physical therapy can help your arthritis pain and are willing to give it a try, turn to c.h. Physical Therapy. We have extensive experience working with people who have been diagnosed with arthritis.
Our methods are evidence-based and peer-reviewed. That means you can trust the treatment we recommend is proven to be effective for most people. It also means that you are more likely to get better results in a shorter period because we constantly tailor our treatment programs based on what really works: safe strengthening, stretching and endurance training.
What to Expect When You Turn to Us for Arthritis Treatment
The most common body parts we treat are the spine, knee, hip and shoulder. Proper strengthening and stretching of these areas can reduce arthritis pain. How? It redirects pressure from the arthritic joint to the surrounding muscles and other healthy joints.
During treatment, we will help you do this carefully to avoid injury to your arthritic joints. Our advanced training in exercise prescription assures that your treatment plan will minimize joint stress while stimulating muscles to become stronger. We will also work closely with your doctor to help ensure uninterrupted and consistent care.
Concerned about the cost of physical therapy? You should know that our services are covered by insurance, including Medicare, Medicaid and most private insurance plans. We can talk with you about the cost of treatment and help you understand which questions to ask your insurer.
Get Help With Your Arthritis Pain
Exercise is crucial for people with arthritis in order to live a more active, fulfilling life. Let us start to put together a custom plan for treating your arthritis. Get in touch with us so and we can schedule your first session. Call us at 503-601-9000 or use our online form to get started.
Let’s Talk About Your Arthritis Rehabilitation Needs
We’d like to start putting together a custom plan for you. Just call or email us with your requirements and we’ll get started today!
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