Arthritis is not only painful , it limits your day to day activities. It causes pain, inflammation, swelling, stiffness. In the knees it can cause, limping, popping cracking and clicking! and believe it or not affects 15% of adults over the age of 15 and 35% of adults over the age of 65!
Yes, walking! A study published in Arthritis & Care Research (“Daily Walking and the Risk of Incident Functional Limitation in Knee OA: an Observational Study” – June 12, 2014), describes people at risk for developing arthritis reduced the functional limitations of their knee by 16-18% by simply walking an extra 1000 steps per day! It’s easy!
Expert physical Therapy has been shown to effectively relieve pain and symptoms caused by Osteoarthritis. Dr. Gail Deyle et al found this in their study: Physical Therapy Treatment Effectiveness for Osteoarthritis of the knee.
Dr. Grace Walker studied under Dr. Deyle when she got her Doctorate degree! For an appointment with an expert physical therapist call Walker Physical Therapy and Pain Center in Orange,. California. 714-997-5518