February 28, 2014

#20-February 28, 2014 0 “Hip or Knee Osteoarthritis (OA): Manual Therapy Produces SUPERIOR OUTCOMES to Usual Medical Care, Exercise Therapy AND the Combination of Manual Therapy and Exercise”

RESEARCH COMMENTARY
Manual Therapy Produces SUPERIOR OUTCOMES to Usual Medical Care, Exercise Therapy AND the Combination of Manual Therapy And Exercise

Chris Showalter PT, OCS, COMT, FAAOMPT
MAPS Clinical Director

Hip or Knee Osteoarthritis (OA):

Osteoarthritis (O/A) is a serious condition that primarily affects the large, weight bearing joints of the body. The management of the resultant pain, weakness and loss of function in Hip or Knee OA patients is often multimodal, and often the most significant responsibility falls upon the Physical Therapist. Interventions used to effectively treat OA should be of increasing interest to Physical Therapists, particularly as the “Baby Boomers” mature and live longer and lead increasingly more active lives in their later years. CLICK HERE FOR FULL PDF

 

 

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