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Can physical therapy help with arthritis?

My father is 70 years old and has a lot of pain due to arthritis. Can physical therapy help? I know it can help with injuries but I wasn't sure about other conditions such as arthritis.

4 Answers

Yes! Physical therapy is an excellent choice for arthritic joints.
Yes, a physical therapist will assist your father in a program to help him manage his condition and improve his quality of motion. Good luck.
Yes. We see a lot of people with arthritis. While it is not a "curable" condition, there are ways to maximize function and decrease pain.
See a physical therapist with geriatric experience