How Physical Therapy Relieves Arthritis Owings Mills

Are you suffering from Arthritis and joint pain? If yes, you stop suffering from arthritis and joint pain with Life Fitness Physical Therapy’s arthritis Owings Mills orthopedic care.

Life Fitness Physical Therapy’s arthritis Owings Mills orthopedic program provides physical evaluations, consultations and physical therapy treatments for arthritis including knee arthritis.

How does arthritis happen?

Arthritis occurs when the body suffers from joint inflammation. Joint inflammation happens naturally to the body during times of illness and injury.

Some common symptoms of joint inflammation are:

  • Swelling
  • Joint pain
  • Stiffness of the joints

The inflammation happens when two or more bones meet. Some common joint pain areas occur at the hip or knee. If arthritis is not treated, the joints will increase in pain, stiffness and inflammation.

There are 100’s of arthritis types but the most common arthritis types are:

Osteoarthritis, also known as the degenerative joint disease, happens when cartilage covers bones at the ends and wears down the joints. Pain and swelling result as the bones rub again each other. Life Fitness Physical Therapy Owings Mills can treat hand arthritis and weight bearing joint arthritis of the knee, hip, facet joints (located in the spine).
Rheumatoid arthritis is arthritis that commonly occurs in the hands, wrist and knees and makes the immune system attack itself. As a result join lining swells up and cartilage and bone are damaged.

Gout. This is one of the most painful types of arthritis because it prevents the body from eliminating uric acid. What is uric acid? The uric acid is a collection of crystals that feel like needles in the joints such as the big toe, knee, and wrist joints.

How is arthritis treated?

Arthritis treatment is all about relieving physical pain and improving joint function. There are a variety of arthritis treatments that Life Fitness Physical Therapy Owings Mills can provide to you. Some people choose to take sport medicines/ arthritis medications while others embrace physical therapy exercises.

What can physical therapy exercises do to resolve arthritis?

The physical therapy at Life Fitness Physical Therapy arthritis Owings Mills program will improve your physical motion range and muscle strength of surrounding joints. Learn more about Life Fitness Physical Therapy’s orthopedic care today.

Reach out to Life Fitness Physical Therapy Owings Mills by calling 410.998.9133 today.