Currently, there is no therapy that may cure arthritis, however physiotherapy was proven to be able to help in pain relief , slow down arthritis activities, prevent disability and increase functional capability.
Therapist may help the patient to cope with chronic pain and disabilities through a series of programs that help in flexibility and improving range of movements.
How We May Help
- Designing an individualised plan of exercises to improve flexibility, strength, coordination and balance to achieve optimal physical function.
- Providing guidance on proper posture and body mechanics for common daily activities to relieve pain and improve function.
- Providing guidance on proper use of assistive devices such as walkers and canes.
- Recommending different treatment options, such as braces and splints to support joints, shoe inserts to relieve stress on the lower extremities, and hot and cold therapy to ease joint pain and stiffness.