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joint protection

A technique for minimizing stress on joints, including proper body mechanics and the avoidance of continuous weight-bearing or deforming postures.
See also: joint
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Amlexin: A New Approach to Joint Protection. Unpublished data.2015.
Physiotherapy took approximately 45 minutes every day and consisted of pain management (hot-packs, cold-packs, and electrotherapy); exercises for stretching and strengthening; and educational therapy approaches (joint protection techniques, energy conservation techniques, splint and assistive devices use, etc.)
In non-pharmacological therapies patient education, weight loss, physiotherapy, joint protection, orthotics and bracing are useful.
Regional cooperation on efficient use of hydropower resources, joint protection of interests of the two countries and other relevant issues were covered.
With Charlotte, N.C., and Bakersfield, Calif., facilities, it manufacturers systems to ensure joint stability, joint protection, and continuity of surface profile for concrete floors and industrial paving.
"Flex consists of several key joint protection complexes that work together to ensure healthy joints despite any added stress," the company says.
The American Occupational Therapy Association notes that OT practitioners provide interventions to people with arthritis, including pain management (physical agent modalities, stress management techniques), edema management (splinting, positioning, exercise), strategies to improve and maintain range of motion and strength (stretching, exercise), and enhancement of ADL and IADL function (functional splints, energy conservation, joint protection, adaptive equipment, modifications to daily routines) (Frost & Harmeyer, 2011).
This sandal incorporates a flexible, lightweight sole that's shock absorbing for joint protection, and a soft, cushioned insole provides extra underfoot comfort.
Neither will there be any joint protection of deposits.
The ministry said on Thursday that the aircraft from the Western military district have been deployed to the Babruysk airbase in line with a bilateral agreement on the joint protection of the Union State's airspace, RIA Novostri reported.
If approved by the full parliament, the new rules will become the first joint protection law for Europe's 500 million citizens, according to NPR's Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson.
Wear it for up to six weeks, then wean yourself off it as you apply joint protection strategies in your everyday tasks," Indalecio advises.

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