ARTHRITIS AND JOINT PAIN
Arthritis and joint pain can make daily activities very challenging. Arthritis is a rheumatic condition that affects the joints and has a long list of symptoms including pain, aching, stiffness and swelling in and around one or more joints. This fairly common condition is caused by injury, infection, metabolism or genetic factors. Pain management, reducing of joint damage and improving quality of life is the care plan and approach for people who suffer from this condition. Joint pain is one of the most common symptoms of arthritis. What causes arthritis? | Arthritis pain management | What to do for joint painPrices are Inclusive of GST (sales Tax).
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Non-drug remedies include education and self management; physical therapy including appropriate exercise; muscle strengthening exercises that improve motion and increase mobility; walking aids such as cranes and crutches; footwear and insoles that can improve walking; knee braces that reduce the risk of falling and increase stability of the knee; and heat and cold packs that ease pain.
Medical treatments include analgesics, non steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, corticosteroid injections, and surgery.