What Physiotherapists do?
Objective of physiotherapy and rehabilitation application in patients with RA are to prevent disability to increase functional capacities to provide pain relief & to provide patient education. We conduct assessments by asking detailed questions about your symptoms, medical history and daily life.
Using specific tests we can then measure joint movements, muscle strength, and functional abilities, in order to provide you with appropriate treatments and advice.
What are the aims of Physiotherapy in Rheumatoid Arthritis?
- Prevent disability
- Increase functional capacity
- Improve general fitness
- Provide pain relief and education
- Improve flexibility and strength
- Encourage regular exercise