THROUGH THE LENS OF A PT
Welcome to the Thriving with Osteoarthritis blog! If you are in the physical therapy world, you have to LOVE educating others! Honestly, so much of taking care of people with all kinds of movement or dysfunction is making sure that they have enough knowledge to continue on without you. It's my job here to give you the knowledge that you need to understand your diagnosis, know what treatment options are available for you, and get tips on how to make your life easier living with OA!
The relationship between pain, arthritis, and sleep is complicated… at best. The good news is that there are things that can be done to improve your sleep and decrease your arthritis pain at night. ...more
Lifestyle ,Essential Oils
December 09, 2022•13 min read
Arthritis doesn’t just take a physical toll on your body, it greatly affects your mental health too. Living in chronic pain is mentally exhausting but there are ways to manage arthritis pain through m... ...more
Lifestyle ,Mental Health
November 23, 2022•6 min read
Knee arthritis can limit your ability to be active and exercise, but there are always options! Seated exercises are a great way to still get in some activity, even on bad arthritis days. Be sure to in... ...more
Exercise ,Essential Oils
November 16, 2022•7 min read
I've Just Been Diagnosed with osteoarthritis, now what?
Top 10 anti-Inflammatory Foods
Making sure you are focusing on anti-inflammatory foods is so important with any chronic illness (for everyone really).
Osteoarthritis flare up: Is exercise bad for OA?
Exercise can be hard, especially during a flare up. But, is this better or worse for your joints in the long run?
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