Three Back Surgeries and Arthritis
Three unsuccessful back surgeries and a case of arthritis won’t keep Jean in Henrietta, NY from staying in shape and working through recovery. She goes to the Pieters Family Life Center, a part of Heritage Christian Services, for a water exercise class which happens to be the only time she can walk without her cane.
Rheumatoid Arthritic and Asthma
Kathy Ellis had asthma and undiagnosed rheumatoid arthritis that prevented her from pursuing any aerobic activities. She had never run or exercised until she entered the HydroWorx pool at the Robert L. Sharp Health and Fitness Center at Jenks High School in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Jenks’ head athletic trainer, Herb Rhea, details the rehabilitation and exercise […]
Osteoarthritis in Knees with Resulting Obesity
Patient is seeking weight loss alternative as he has severe osteoarthritis in both knees and has had multiple foot surgeries and the physician did not want to perform a total knee replacement due to weight issues. Ryan Furman, Physical Therapist and Certified Athletic Trainer at Hand & Ortho in Salt Lake City, UT is the […]
Knee and Hip Arthritis and Back Pain
Pam Cook had been off work for a year and a half with a bad back and arthritis in her knees and hips. Her painful conditions were exacerbated by some extra pounds which were the result of her forced physical therapy. Conventional physical therapy programs did not provide Pam with any relief, but aquatic therapy […]