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How can a therapist help a person with osteoarthritis start exercise?

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The therapist will design an appropriate home exercise program and teach clients about pain-relief methods, proper body mechanics (placement of the body for a given task, such as lifting a heavy box), joint protection, and conserving energy.

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National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases.

Arthritis and Exercise from MedicineNet

Reviewed by David Zelman on January 08, 2018

SOURCE:

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases.

Arthritis and Exercise from MedicineNet

Reviewed by David Zelman on January 08, 2018

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