Tag Archives: osteoarthritis

Feb
23
2015
Blog 2.23

Obesity is a common cause in the development of osteoarthritis (OA).  Osteoarthritis occurs when cartilage is worn down over time exposing the underlying bone. This in turn will make it … More…

Dec
19
2014
blog 12.19

Many people are hesitant to exercise after they’ve been diagnosed with osteoarthritis, because they’re afraid that it’s going to cause them more pain. However, exercising and staying active is a … More…

Jun
16
2014
6.16 blog

Low back pain is the most common musculoskeletal reason that golfers stop playing. It has been estimated that up to one third of golfers have limited play due to low … More…

May
23
2014
5.23 Blog

As a certified hand therapist, I often sit down with people who have been diagnosed with osteoarthritis and help them put together a plan. The key is not, as people … More…

Oct
23
2013
10.23 Blog

In honor of National Physical Therapy Month, HSS Physical Therapist Valerie Papanikolaw answers questions on when to see a physical therapist. Q1. Which chronic ailments do physical therapists treat? Physical … More…