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Risk of Knee Osteoarthritis: Exercise Lowers it by 30%

People at high risk for knee osteoarthritis may be nervous and reluctant to participate in strenuous physical activities such as jogging, cycling, singles tennis and skiing. However, a new Northwestern Medicine study that followed high-risk individuals for 10 years showed vigorous exercise did not increase their risk of developing knee osteoarthritis and may even protect […]

Physical Therapy and Knee Osteoarthritis

Knee osteoarthritis (OA), also known as degenerative joint disease, is typically the result of wear and tear and progressive loss of articular cartilage. It is most common in elderly women and men. Finding a physical therapy program that fits your unique lifestyle and knee osteoarthritis symptoms is important for managing your condition. Physical therapists are well […]