Arthritis is one of the most common cause of disability in the UK affecting people of all ages. Osteoarthritis is the most known cause of Arthritis commonly referred to as “wear and tear” .
There are other forms of arthritis;
-Rheumatoid arthritis where the immune system attacks the joints, causing swelling, pain and stiffness
-Gout, which is brought on by crystals of uric acid irritating the joints
-Exercising helps the joints and reduce pain stiffness, exercise does not usually cause more damage
-Maintaining a healthy weight can reduce the pressure on the joints and improve their function
-Eating a healthy diet can reduce inflammation and reduce pain
-Improving sleep, reducing stress, socialising more, and sharing your experiences with others may also help you better manage your pain better.
-Hands-on therapy sessions