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How would physical therapy help arthritis of the knees?

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Dr. Daniel Hampton
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Knee Arthritis

Pt for knee arthritis doesn't "cure" the arthritis or help the cartilage regrow.
But it can be helpful in improving pain. A strong and flexible knee is better able to tolerate problems than it would be otherwise.

In brief: Knee Arthritis

Pt for knee arthritis doesn't "cure" the arthritis or help the cartilage regrow.
But it can be helpful in improving pain. A strong and flexible knee is better able to tolerate problems than it would be otherwise.
Dr. Daniel Hampton
Dr. Daniel Hampton
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Dr. Douglas Chang
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
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In brief: PT

Pt helps improve flexibility, strength, proprioception, and provides encouragement to do physical activities that can result in weight loss and decreased pain.

In brief: PT

Pt helps improve flexibility, strength, proprioception, and provides encouragement to do physical activities that can result in weight loss and decreased pain.
Dr. Douglas Chang
Dr. Douglas Chang
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