Today we are sharing an article about a topic that affects to many Americans – arthritis.  Nearly 50 million people suffer with this condition.  At York Physical Therapy, we have many techniques that can help ease the pain of this condition and improve your quality of life.

As the American Physical Therapy Association reports, when pain gets in the way of daily living, encouraging people with arthritis to improve their health through movement and exercise can be a challenge.

“Arthritis steals movement and sometimes the things we love to do-but we can help our patients get it back. Exercise is one of the best ways to improve pain, stiffness, and decreased range of motion, which are common symptoms of arthritis. Many people with arthritis think exercise will be painful-probably because they’ve tried and it was! But extensive research has shown that people with arthritis can exercise without worsening their pain!,” reports American Physical Therapy Association.

Meanwhile, APTA offers extensive information for the public at’s Health Center for Arthritis.

aquaticOne of the best ways for arthritis sufferers to improve is the use of aquatic therapy.  At York Physical Therapy, we have a superb water facility to help patients use the water to offer low-impact movement.  Our therapists can show you movements in the water that are tailored to your needs and get you back to an active lifestyle.

Contact us today if you would like to improve your arthritis.  There is hope and we can’t wait to get you busy living.