Osteoarthritis Pain: What You “Kneed” to Know

Osteoarthritis Pain: What You “Kneed” to Know

Yes, osteoarthritis is a common cause of knee stiffness and pain, especially in people over 50.

No, arthritic knees don’t have to keep you from doing the things you enjoy!

Knee pain often creates a vicious cycle: It hurts, so you don’t want to move.

The Benefits of Controlled Breathing

It’s a solution so obvious, it’s hidden right under your nose, as some mindfulness enthusiasts may say! 1. Breathe. 2. Exhale. 3. Repeat. These are the steps to the breathing process that “has been shown to reduce stress, increase alertness and boost your immune system.”

But is this just overly simplistic, woo woo pop psychology?

Specialized Hand Therapy at Strive!

 

Specialized hand therapy is provided by a skilled occupational therapist who specializes in treating individuals with conditions affecting the hands and upper extremity.

How does it work?

The main objectives
of treatment are:

• evaluation of strength, endurance, and motion

• increase functional use of the upper extremity

• decrease pain and fabrication of dynamic and static splints

You can find our hand care specialist at all three Strive!

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