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Water Water!  Time to Consider Aquatic Therapy

Water Water! Time to Consider Aquatic Therapy

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Water Water Water!

 

Time to get wet! Several recent studies, which were compiled by Arthritis Today, have suggested that Aquatic Therapy may decrease arthritic knee or hip pain.

 

Dr. Robert Bruce, a surgeon at Kansas City Bone & Joint Clinic, agrees. “Water therapy can be a great way for patients to strengthen muscles surrounding joints while avoiding impact exercise (more…)

Kansas City Ability Expo

Kansas City Ability Expo

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September 28th at the Overland Park Convention Center is the 4th Annual Kansas City Ability Expo. Kansas City Bone & Joint Clinic’s Laurel Short, APRN is the volunteer coordinator for the event.

 

“This is a wonderful event for those in our community with disabilities (e.g.: Spinal Cord Injury, Stroke, other neurological and orthopedic disorders) to attend workshops, meet with exhibitors (more…)