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Physical therapy offers pain-free option for those suffering from arthritis

While it’s true that arthritis sufferers can find relief through movement and exercise, those living with the disorder may naturally assume such treatments would be painful. But not so, said Hillsboro physical therapist Kent Bond. “Movement is definitely medicine for those who suffer from arthritis, but that doesn’t mean you have to move through pain,” […]

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Beating Osteoporosis – Exercise Your Way to Healthy Bones

To the 43 million Americans who have low bone density, putting them at high risk of osteoporosis, medical researchers have an important message during this National Osteoporosis Month: exercise is good medicine. But not just any exercise – weight-bearing, muscle-strengthening exercise. “Like muscle, bone is a living tissue that responds to exercise by becoming stronger,” […]

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