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Exploring the Efficacy of Manual Therapy
on Hip Osteoarthritis

Today’s post is a re-publication of an article written by John Snyder, DPT, CSCS that discusses the efficacy of manual therapy on patients with hip osteoarthritis.  He reviews multiple studies that have shown substantial gains for patients on manual therapy and concludes that it bodes well for the long-term effectiveness of the combination of manual therapy and exercise in the treatment of hip OA. In fact, manual therapy and therapeutic exercises […]

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HipTrac Mobile Hip Traction Device, Hip Pain and Osteoarthritis

There is no cure for hip osteoarthritis, period. But the untold news is that the pain and other side effects can be treated while you’re waiting for surgery. When a person with hip osteoarthritis walks into an orthopedic surgeon’s office, one of the most common outcomes is that the surgeon confirms their diagnosis but tells them they will have to wait for hip replacement surgery until their condition is “bad […]