Following Exercise Recommendations Improves Pain in OA Patients

July 28, 2010

Sticking to a physical therapy exercise routine or maintaining a physically active lifestyle can help patients with osteoarthritis improve the pain, physical function, and self-perceived effect, according to the results of a study by Dutch researchers.

Sticking to a physical therapy exercise routine or maintaining a physically active lifestyle can help patients with osteoarthritis improve the pain, physical function, and self-perceived effect, according to the results of a study by Dutch researchers.

Additionally, if these patients continue a routine of exercise behavior or active lifestyles it improves the effectiveness of the initial physical therapy, accordign to a press release. The study will be published in the Arthritis Care & Research journal.