Did your doctor tell you that you have osteoarthritis? Wondering what you can do about your knee, hip, back, neck, shoulder, or thumb pain? Arthritic and degenerative changes are common signs of aging—with or without pain. Fortunately, physical therapy can help to delay or manage these changes and the discomfort that often accompanies them. Get expert recommendations from a doctor of physical therapy on daily exercises that will help you improve your strength and mobility and help you reduce or manage your pain. Wear comfortable clothes and sturdy shoes. Limited enrollment.

Lauren Baier earned a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Washington University in St. Louis. She has a strong interest in balance training and falls prevention, and her preferred patient population is geriatrics. Originally from Wisconsin, she has spent time working in Guatemala, Missouri, Los Lunas, and, most recently, in Albuquerque at Langford PT.