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What physical therapy is common for a stiff joint?

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Dr. Jack Choueka
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Movement

When addressing a stiff joint therapists will work on stretching and strengthening exercises.
Most important before starting any therapy is to find out why the joint is stiff.

In brief: Movement

When addressing a stiff joint therapists will work on stretching and strengthening exercises.
Most important before starting any therapy is to find out why the joint is stiff.
Dr. Jack Choueka
Dr. Jack Choueka
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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine
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In brief: Various

Your physical therapist may choose to work on the range of motion for that joint, pain control and reducing the stiffness by using certain exercises, applying heat and cold substances, using ultrasound, tens unit, water therapy etc.
Have him examine you and decide what modalities will serve you better.

In brief: Various

Your physical therapist may choose to work on the range of motion for that joint, pain control and reducing the stiffness by using certain exercises, applying heat and cold substances, using ultrasound, tens unit, water therapy etc.
Have him examine you and decide what modalities will serve you better.
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
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