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Is a healthy joint an active joint or a stagnant joint? How many bleeds does it take to create damage? How does treatment adherence compliment our activity levels and joint health? Join us for the latest episode of Ask the Expert where nationally recognized physical therapist, Cindy Bailey, Ph.D, gives us the 101 on joint health, physical activity, and treatment adherence. Cindy is the director of physical therapy at the Los Angeles Orthopaedic Institute for Children and walks us through what defines joint health, how one bleed can create irreversible damage and the value of adhering to treatment regimens to stay active. Join us for a great Ask the Expert!

Welcome to Episode 29 - or our Does Treatment Adherence Mean Healthy Joints? Episode - of the Ask The Expert Podcast!  

Disclaimer: The content contained within Ask The Expert is for informational purposes only. Please consult your healthcare provider before making any decisions about treatment or changes in physical activities.

For more information about joint health and physical activity, check out these resources:

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Quotes from Cindy Bailey, Ph.D:

“If you have better musculature around the joints, you will have fewer bleeds. ” -Cindy Bailey, Ph.D

“Up to the ages of 8-11, you can repair cartilage damage by a bleed.” - Cindy Bailey, Ph.D

“Adherence is incredibly important because any amount of blood in the joint can cause deterioration” -Cindy Bailey, Ph.D


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