Arthritis is a common condition that causes pain and swelling (inflammation) in the joints.
Common symptoms of arthritis include pain, swelling and stiffness in 1 or more joints.
Arthritis affects people of all ages, including children.
There's no cure for arthritis, but there are many treatments that can help slow the condition's progress and minimise joint inflammation. This helps prevent joint damage.
The main treatments for arthritis are:
- lifestyle changes like exercise,
- physical therapy
- Surgery may be needed in more severe cases.
2 most common types of arthritis:
- Osteoarthritis and
- rheumatoid arthritis
Find below some more information and exercises that will help manage the symptoms and reduce inflammation.
Regular treatments will also help manage pain and other symptoms.
Apart from physical therapy, we also have great tools like the Laser that can help reduce inflammation.
Maximise your RA battery: https://nras.org.uk/raaw2023/
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