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There are more than 50 million Americans with Arthritis - 2,648,000 of them live in Ohio. The Arthritis Foundation is the Champion of Yes. We are focused on finding a cure and championing the fight against arthritis through vital information, advocacy, science and community. Our goal is to chart a winning course, guiding families in developing personalized plans for saying yes – day after day.
If you have knee or hip pain caused by osteoarthritis, Mercy Health has a new program that can help decrease pain, increase flexibility and return you to your activity.
This free 30 minute musculoskeletal screening, conducted by one of the Mercy Health Orthopedic and Sports physical therapists, can evaluate the severity of your osteoarthritis and get you on the road to increase physical activity and reduced pain . Once completed the therapist will work with you to help provide the best intervention options to help improve your functions. For more information or to scheduled a your free screening call 513-215-8990.
Daily Living Made Easier is a program designed to provide you with the knowledge and insights you need to maintain an active and fulfilling lifestyle with arthritis. In this program we’ll share experts’ tips, techniques and tools – short cuts- to make daily tasks easier on joints, less exhausting and generally more enjoyable. The program will be facilitated by a health care provider and Arthritis Foundation staff member. You’ll also hear from other people who have arthritis about their daily living techniques and have the opportunity to share your own. During the program, easy to use products will be demonstrated.