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YOUR ARTHRITIS CAN BE TREATED WITH PHYSIOTHERAPY!

Alleviate pain, inflammation and restore function with our state-of-the-art Physiotherapy equipment which has been proven in several cases to eliminate rheumatoid arthritis.

Arthritis is the degeneration of your cartilage that works as a cushion between your bones, in order to prevent this, the focus should be on rejuvenating your cartilage which our equipment is capable of doing. The machines work on cellular level which help supply oxygen and nutrients to our cells therefore stimulate our body’s natural ability to heal itself and restore normal function. It’s very important to get an early diagnostic in order to slow down the progression, relieve pain and inflammation. We were always told that arthritis is an irreversible disease, but that’s simply not the case.

There are many types of arthritis, but the two most common ones are; Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis

 

Physiotherapy devices such as;Magnetic Biostimulation, 3D Interferential Current, Infrared Laser, Ultrasound and Infrared Body Wrap, together with exercises given by our Physiotherapist can help treat Arthritis!


Osteoarthritis Arthritis occurs when the protective cartilage between your bones wears down which affects joints in your hands, knees, hips and spine.


OSTEOARTHRITIS SYMPTOMS:

  • Pain– joints may hurt during or after movement
  • Stiffness in joints when waking up in the morning
  • Tenderness when pressure is applied
  • Loss of full range of motion or flexibility
  • Popping or cracking sounds of joints
  • Bone spurs– which feel like hard lumps around joints
  • Swelling and inflammation around joints

RISK FACTORS:

  • Age –The risk increases with age.
  • Sex-Women are more prone to develop osteoarthritis
  • Obesity-Being overweight causes extra stress on your joints. Fat tissue produces proteins that cause inflammation in and around your joints.
  • Injuries –From playing sports, accidents, falls or even injuries that happened many years ago.
  • Repetitive stress on your joints due to your job type
  • Genetics- can be passed down from generation to generation
  • Bone deformities- some people are born with them
  • Metabolic diseases- Can include diabetes and high iron in blood

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Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic inflammatory disorder that affects more than just joints, it can damage variety of body systems such as; skin, eyes, lungs, heart and blood vessels. It occurs when your immune system attacks its own body’s tissues.

Unlike osteoarthritis, it affects the lining of your joints, causing a painful swelling that results in bone erosion and joint deformity. As disease progresses the symptoms spread to your wrists, knees, ankles, elbows, hips and shoulders. Over time disease causes joints to deform and shirt out of place.


RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS SYMPTOMS:

  • Tender, warm and swollen joints
  • Stiffness in joints when waking up in the morning
  • Fatigue, fever
  • loss of appetite
  • Pain
  • Swelling/ inflammation
  • Redness
  • Decreased range of motion

Rheumatoid arthritis can affect other bodily structures such as: Skin, Eyes, Lungs, Heart, Kidneys, Salivary glands, Nerve tissue, Bone marrow and Blood vessels.

RISK FACTORS:

  • Sex- Women are more likely than men to develop rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Age- it can occur at any age, but it most cases it begins in middle age.
  • Family history/ Genetics
  • Smoking-Cigarettes increases your risk especially if you have genetic predisposition.
  • Environmental exposures- sometimes exposure to asbestos or silica may increase the risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Obesity-being overweight have a strong correlation to developing rheumatoid arthritis.

Rheumatoid arthritis also increases your risk of developing the following: Osteoporosis, Infections, Carpal tunnel syndrome, Heart problems, Lung disease, Lymphoma and more.


The art of healing comes from nature, not from the physician. Therefore the physician must start from nature, with an open mind.

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