Arthritis is one of the most common chronic illnesses in the U.S. There are over 100 different types of arthritis that have been identified. Many patients with arthritis will suffer through pain before going to a doctor and getting an official diagnosis but getting treatment early can help prevent further deterioration of the joint.
Symptoms of arthritis are different depending on the type and joint or joints affected. Pain, inflammation, and stiffness are common complaints. Certain types of arthritis may affect other body systems as well which can lead to further complications and risks.
Treatment for arthritis will also vary depending on the type you have and the symptoms you are experiencing, but physical therapy is often recommended to help provide relief and improve range-of-motion. Physical therapists have many different modalities they can use in their treatment depending on the patient’s individual needs. Parts of the treatment plan may include:
If you are suffering from arthritis symptoms, the experienced team at Reddy Care Physical and Occupational Therapy can help. Our expert therapists can help you get control of your arthritis and improve your quality of life. With their state-of-the art equipment and years of experience, they will design a program to effectively manage your symptoms. Give us a call today to schedule your consultation.
Reddy Care Great Neck (Great Neck Physical Therapy): 516-829-0030
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