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However, by improving joint movement, muscle strength, balance and coordination, this cycle can be broken, reducing pain and inflammation. Arthritis & Physiotherapy Regardless of the cause of arthritis, physiotherapy plays a major role in the treatmentofarthritissymptomsandshouldbe tried first, before more aggressive procedures such as surgery. While maintaining a healthy weight, exercise and a good diet help, surgical intervention may eventually be needed. However, physiotherapy has been shown to be an excellent way to prepare and recover after a total knee or hip replacement. It is very common for the muscles that support the knee, hip, and low back to become weakened from inactivity. Through targeted easy to do exercises, we help your muscles regain their strength, providing greater support to the joints, and reducing inflammation. Furthermore, by improving balance and coordination, especially to the knee and hip joints, the abnormal strain on the joints is relieved, and safety is improved to reduce risk of further injury. If you or a loved one suffers from arthritis, you have options. The first step is to contact one of our therapists today, and ask about ongoing physiotherapy treatment to restore mobility, comfort and quality of life. See how we can help your joints feel better and move better! Discover how our team of specialists can get you moving pain-free again! Call us at (306) 773-8313 today or visit our website at achesandsprains.ca to schedule an appointment. Sources: arthritis.org/about-arthritis/understanding- arthritis/what-is-arthritis.php • arthritis.org/about- arthritis/where-it-hurts/back-pain/causes/back-arthritis. php • arthritis-health.com/blog/7-core-exercises-relieve- back-and-hip-arthritis-pain • arthritis-health.com/ blog/4-types-arthritis-cause-sacroiliac-joint-pain
races and sex can get it. It’s also the leading causeofongoingdisability.Themostprevalent form of arthritis is osteoarthritis, which is caused by either injury or normal wear and tear. What Causes Lower Back, Hip and Knee Arthritis? Because arthritis is a catch-all term, pinpointing what causes arthritis may be difficult. In most cases, arthritis is caused byoveruse, wear and tear,or injuries.Arthritis can also be caused by: • Infections, such as Lyme disease • An immunesystemdysfunction-rheumatoid arthritis • The inheritance of osteoarthritis • Anabnormalmetabolism,whichleadstogout For arthritis suffers, even simply walking can causepain inthe lowerback,hiporknee.Often, arthritis isadownwardspiralofprogresspain, limitingmovementandstrength,which in turn causes more inactivity and pain.
If you’re constantly facing lower back, hip or knee pain—you might be feeling arthritis. As we age, the cartilage in our joints wears down, causing painful bone on bone rubbing, inflammation, stiffness, and pain. While there is no cure for replacing cartilage yet, it is possible to alleviate the symptoms of arthritis, by improving your joint movement, muscle strength, balance, and coordination. It’s even possible to eliminate symptoms entirely, depending on the amount of arthritis you have. If you have regular aches and pains, keep reading. We have a solution. What Is Arthritis, Exactly? Before knowing how to relieve arthritic pain, you’ll need to understand it. Arthritis—or the painful stiffness, or inflammation, of joints— isn’t a single disease. The term “arthritis” is an informal explanation of joint pain and disease in general. Over 100 types of arthritis exist, according to the Arthritis Foundation. People of all ages,
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