Physical Therapy for Arthritis Treatment

Brooklyn, NY (PressExposure) September 14, 2009 -- Physical therapy has proven to be an ideal solution for arthritis treatment as it improves mobility, reduces dizziness and pain, and improves balance, strength and function. Physical therapy for arthritis treatment has proven to be beneficial for rheumatoid arthritis, spinal arthritis, knee arthritis and osteoarthritis.

Physical therapists trained in a variety of exercises and treatment options offer physical therapy treatment to help individuals manage the symptoms of arthritis. In addition to therapeutic exercises such as range-of-motion and strengthening exercise, therapists use a variety of physical therapy modalities such as electrotherapy, ultrasound, heat and ice to lessen stress and the severity of pain you feel. Depending on the condition of arthritis sufferers, hands-on (manual) and supervised exercise programs are offered as part of the PT treatment to reduce stiffness as well as minimize the possibility of further problems. A variety of techniques including Myofascial release, traction and transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation are available to get rid of problems related to arthritis. Besides this, therapeutic massage is given as part of this therapy service to reduce arthritis symptoms.

Incorporating all these modalities and techniques, the physical therapy treatment is designed to improve flexibility, joint mobility and avoid further joint damage. The physical therapists, who offer service for arthritis treatment,

• Help you explore the treatment options available in PT methodology • Teach you how to perform everyday activities without difficulty • Help you to get yourself back on track

Normally, physical therapy is recommended for all arthritis patients. However, there is no risk involved in this treatment procedure. In the United States, physical therapy procedures for arthritis treatment are provided in a variety of healthcare settings such as hospitals, community health centers, nursing homes, clinics, rehabilitation cabs and long term acute care centers to control inflammation and regain overall body fitness and well-being. So when you are in need of therapy service for arthritis treatment, find a quality provider to help you regain normalcy of movement.


About Health Quest

Health Quest
3500 Nostrand Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11229
Phone: 718-769-2521
Fax: (718) 646-1911

Press Release Source:

Press Release Submitted On: September 14, 2009 at 2:30 am
This article has been viewed 51799 time(s).