How Can Physiotherapy Help With Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is a degenerative joint disease that causes the cartilage in the joints to break down, leading to pain and stiffness. It is a common condition that can benefit from physiotherapy and other treatments. If you are in the Whitby area, Central Health Rehab offers comprehensive physiotherapy services to help manage the symptoms of osteoarthritis.

Osteoarthritis is most common in the hands, knees, hips, and spine, and can be caused by a variety of factors including age, obesity, genetics, and previous joint injuries. If you are experiencing symptoms such as pain, stiffness, or difficulty moving the affected joint, it is important to seek treatment as soon as possible.

At Central Health Rehab, our team of experienced physiotherapists can help develop a personalized treatment plan to manage your osteoarthritis. This may include physical therapy to improve mobility and reduce pain, as well as lifestyle changes such as losing weight and exercising regularly. In some cases, a corticosteroid injection or surgery may be necessary.

Preventing osteoarthritis involves maintaining a healthy weight, exercising regularly, and avoiding activities that place excessive strain on the joints. Wearing appropriate protective gear and using good technique when performing activities that involve repetitive strain or overuse can also help to prevent osteoarthritis.

If you are in the Whitby area and are seeking physiotherapy for osteoarthritis or other joint conditions, Central Health Rehab is here to help. Our team of dedicated healthcare professionals is committed to providing the highest quality care to help you manage your symptoms and improve your overall health and well-being. Contact us today to schedule a consultation and start your journey to better joint health.

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