Exercise is a great way to help build strength and flexibility around a painful hip or knee joint. Building strength takes pressure off your joint and reduces your pain levels. Physical therapy and exercise are some of the best non-operative treatments for arthritis.
About the Author: Paul Norio Morton, MD
Dr. Paul Norio Morton is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon that practices on Oahu and the Big Island. He treats a broad range of orthopedic conditions including arthritis, sports injuries, hip and knee replacements, trauma, and robotic joint arthroplasty. He believes in treating his patients with a holistic approach – incorporating patient’s desires and expectations into the treatment of their musculoskeletal problems.