Tag Archives: Osteoporosis

Physical Therapy and Osteoarthritis

Exercise is as good as NSAIDs in relieving pain from Osteoarthritis! By Dr. John R. Mishock, PT, DPT, DC     Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common form of joint disease and the leading cause of pain in older people. OA often begins by age 40 and can worsen as we age with twenty-four percent [...]

Physical Therapy for the Treatment of Osteoporosis

By Ann R. Miller, PT, DPT, ATC, CKTP Clinical Director, Stowe Osteoporosis is the leading cause of fractures in the elderly. It is a disease which causes diminished bone mass and leads to a decrease in bone quality which results in increased risk for bone fractures. Fractures can lead to functional disability, chronic pain, and […]

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