Our physiotherapists can help you to understand what happens to your joints and muscles when you have arthritis.
Understanding your arthritis will help you to manage its effects.
Keeping active is very important when you have arthritis.
Many people are afraid that exercise will increase their pain or cause further damage to their joints, but your joints are designed to move and the muscles and tissues around them become weaker if they’re not used. This can cause your joint to become unstable and may reduce your mobility and independence.
Exercise can increase your general fitness, help you to lose weight or keep to a healthy weight, improve your general mobility and make you feel more self-confident.
Arthritis can cause pain in one particular part of the body or more widespread joint and muscle pain. Medications will help but a physiotherapist can tell you about other methods of pain relief that work alongside your medications.
Some of the techniques we apply are