Physical therapy for arthritis in El Paso, Texas

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Each year, millions of people are diagnosed with arthritis. This is a chronic condition that is common among seniors and people who are overweight. Arthritis causes the cartilage in the joints to break down, which leads to the bones in the joints rubbing together and wearing each other down.

Most types of arthritis cannot be cured. However, treatments can help people manage pain and improve joint mobility. The two most common types of arthritis are rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis, but there are more than 100 types the disease in total. Whether you are younger, older, overweight or have a healthy weight, you should be aware of the following symptoms of arthritis to know when you should get help:

  • Severe pain in the joints
  • Stiffness
  • Swelling
  • Redness around the joints
  • Fatigue
  • Fever
  • Loss of appetite

Please visit your healthcare provider for diagnosis if you have any of the symptoms above. If your healthcare provider determines the cause of your symptoms is arthritis, he or she can recommend treatments, which usually include medications, steroids and physical therapy.

Why choose physical therapy to treat arthritis?

Physical therapy can help reduce arthritis pain and improve the mobility of your joints without relying on medications and corticosteroids, which have a lot of negative side-effects.

At Border Therapy Services Remcon Street in El Paso, Texas, our physical therapists develop personalized treatments to help people with arthritis improve their quality of lives. Your treatment will be developed around your needs and based on variables like your age, weight and medical history. Typically, physical therapy treatments for arthritis include:

  • Stretches and exercises
  • Hands-on therapy
  • Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS)
  • Hot and cold therapy
  • Ultrasound
  • Posture guidance
  • Weight-loss guidance and more

Contact Border Therapy Services in El Paso, Texas for arthritis treatment

If you’re suffering from arthritis pain and are ready to talk with a physical therapist about your treatment options, then contact us today. One of our physical therapists would love to work with you to help you reduce your joint pain and have a better quality of life.

Our Remcon location:

7411 Remcon

Suite A

El Paso, Texas 79912

Border Therapy Services serves patients from multiple clinics in the El Paso area. Please visit our locations page to find other clinics that may be more conveniently located for you.