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Exercising arthritis pain away

Physical therapy may be an effective alternative to surgery in relieving joint and back pain. Exercising may be the last thing you want to do when you have a sore knee or aching back, but it might be the first thing you should do. Physical therapy has long been recommended following surgery. But for some, trying physical therapy before opting for surgery may be the better choice. …

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