What is Rheumatoid Arthritis?
Rheumatoid Arthritis causes pain and inflammation in affected joints and it is autoimmune in nature. Common signs and symptoms are joints become hot, red and swollen. Morning pain and fatigue is common. It can also be affected by changes of the weather and atmospheric conditions.
PhysioPro will develop a program which will complement your treatment and advice given by your rheumatologist advice and pharmaceutical management. This will include exercise that will not aggravate the joints but promote pain free movement and function. There will also be a component of manual therapy which will be gentle so as to not aggravate the condition.
There is also a need to review the existing dwelling for potential helpful assistive devices and to review diet and other lifestyle factors.