What is Arthritis?
Arthritis is a group of condition that may involve inflammation of one or more joints. The most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.
How can Physiotherapy help Arthritis and joint mobilization?
At Williams and Locke Physiotherapists we can help you to understand what happens to your joints and muscles when you have arthritis. When you understand your arthritis, it will help you to manage its effects better. We will also perform regular, graded exercises to start improving your joints. This will help you to strengthen your muscles and joints and lessen the pain you are experiencing. When you improve your general fitness and stamina it will help you to increase your activity level without increasing your pain. Regular exercise will also stimulate production of your body’s own natural pain-relieving hormones called endorphins.
Physiotherapy Treatments for Joint Mobilization and Arthritis
We offer the following treatments at Williams & Locke Physiotherapists to treat joint mobilization and Arthritis:
- Dry Needling
- Stretching and strengthening exercises
- Weight management training
- Hot/cold applications
- Manual therapy
- Lifestyle change and activity modification
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