In arthritic joints the stiffness and pain get worse by not moving the joints. Physiotherapy helps in arthritis by teaching you techniques on working out on your stiffness without further damage to your joints.
Physiotherapy plays an important role in a well-balanced treatment regimen for many types of arthritis. Physical therapy focuses primarily on non-medication treatment in restoring, maintaining, and improving physical function and also on the prevention and management of pain.
Our therapists mobility level, physical function and strength of a patient and also examine relevant imaging studies and laboratory tests. Using that assessment, our physiotherapists plan on a tailor-made treatment plan best suited to you.
Heat or cold applied to affected joints is one of the chief tools in pain management. Ice packs before physical exercise normally provide short-term relief from swelling and pain.
A common type of electrotherapy is transcutaneous nerve stimulation. Transcutaneous nerve stimulation interferes with the transmission of pain signals by the nerves to the brain. Electrotherapy is also used to reduce arthritic pains.
To keep your joints mobile and reduce joint pains and stiffness, manual therapy as well as some range of motion exercises are used by our therapists.
Physical activity is crucial in managing arthritis. Exercises help improve strength, flexibility and mobility of joints and help improve a person's pain and aid in the overall well being. There common types of exercises are: