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Can You Stop Arthritis from Progressing?

If you’re living with osteoarthritis and looking to stay active, strong, and avoid unnecessary surgery down the line, you’re probably searching for anything you can do to prevent your arthritis from getting worse. 

In this Ask the Therapist video, Sarah discusses whether or not there is a way to prevent osteoarthritis from progressing and 5 things to consider when building an arthritis treatment program.

5 Things to Consider When Building Your Arthritis Treatment Program:

0:00 Intro with Dr. Sarah

1:21 What causes arthritis? Wear and Tear vs. Inflammation

3:36 #1 – Improve Life with Arthritis by Strength Training

5:54 #2 – Minimize Inflammatory Foods

6:59 #3 – Be Consistent with Your Exercise Program

8:50 #4 – Fear (of Movement) is a Big Obstacle

10:14 Where does the pain come from with osteoarthritis?

13:17 #5 – Incorporate Manual Therapy Strategies

15:44 Don’t Lose Hope if You Have Osteoarthritis!

16:10 How to Get Started with an OA Friendly Strength Program with Natural Fit Therapy

Learn more about how Natural Fit Therapy helps clients find relief from arthritis pain.

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Dr. Ryan Seifert - Physical Therapist in Austin, TX

Dr. Ryan Seifert

Natural Fit Physical Therapy

"We Help Adults 50+ Become More Active, Stay Healthy, And Avoid Slowing Down Without Pain Pills, Injections, Or Surgery."



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