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Osteoarthritis Treatment

Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis, affecting 1 in 10 Canadian adults, especially those over 40. Although it’s often thought of as a degenerative joint disease, osteoarthritis is actually a normal part of the aging process.

Osteoarthritis occurs when the cartilage between our joints begins to break down, causing pain and inflammation in the affected joints. Osteoarthritis typically affects the hands, knees, hips, feet and back.

Although there is no known cure for osteoarthritis, there are many effective treatments to reduce pain, improve mobility and keep your joints as healthy as possible.

How Physiomed Can Help

Our team of healthcare professionals will work together to help you manage your osteoarthritis, using a combination of treatments including physiotherapy treatments and prescribed exercise programs, delivered by trained healthcare specialists with extensive knowledge in treating osteoarthritis. We’ll work with you on strengthening exercises to increase your muscle tone and protect your joints, stretching exercises to promote flexibility around your joints, and range-of-motion exercises to keep your joints moving and reduce or prevent stiffness.

Let Physiomed help you manage your osteoarthritis and get back to all the activities you enjoy. Book an appointment today.

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The couple that exercises together -- stays together. 💑⁠ As we navigate these challenging times, please remember to stay active and be kind to each other. ❤️

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As the weather warms up, many children will be hopping on their bikes. 🚴‍♀️

This #throwback from Physiomed Roytec reminds us to keep our children safe with high-quality helmets. Here our team donating bike helmets to local schools in Vaughan. 🙃

Physiomed Yonge Bloor treating an ankle sprain with acupuncture. Our team will sometimes enhance treatment by using low-voltage electric currents to stimulate pressure points.

Checking in on our kinesiologist Kyle as he recovers from ACL surgery. They say it can take up to 9 months to fully recover -- so we'll have to be patient! Can't wait for Kyle to re-join us hopefully this summer. 🤞

Physiomed Maple and Anthony Veltrii show us the Dos and Don'ts of lower body stretching.

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