What is rheumatological physiotherapy?
Rheumatological physiotherapy is a specific form of physiotherapy aimed at treating a variety of rheumatological conditions. Rheumatological conditions are autoimmune diseases which cause inflammation to joints, muscles, tendons or ligaments. The causes of these conditions are often unknown although hereditary factors can be common. Rheumatological physiotherapists are experienced at assessing and treating the wide variety of symptoms associated with any rheumatological conditions. Physio.co.uk have specialist rheumatological physiotherapists who can provide you with a comprehensive and personalised treatment programme.
What conditions are treated with rheumatological physiotherapy?
There are a number of rheumatological conditions that can be treated with physiotherapy. Whatever your condition, the physiotherapists at Physio.co.uk will design a specific treatment programme to help you return you your normal activities of daily living. Rheumatological conditions include the following:
- Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Septic Arthritis
- Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
- Ankylosing Spondylitis
- Psoriatic Arthritis
- Polymyalgia Rheumatica
- Hyper Mobility Syndrome
- Reactive Arthritis
- Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome
What kind of physiotherapy is used for rheumatological physiotherapy?
The physiotherapy used to treat rheumatological conditions depends on the symptoms and severity of the disease. Your physiotherapist at Physio.co.uk will work with you to decide the best physiotherapy options to treat your condition. Possible physiotherapy for rheumatological conditions include all of the below:
- Wax therapy
- Pain control modalities
- Strengthening and range of movement exercises
- Cardiovascular activities
- Pacing advice
- Provision of specialist equipment and adaptations
Rheumatological physiotherapy is a specialist form of physiotherapy dedicated to treating a variety of rheumatological conditions. These are autoimmune disease which cause inflammation in muscles, joint, ligaments and tendons and can cause a number of symptoms including pain, swelling, and stiffness. Rheumatological physiotherapy is an excellent way of managing these symptoms and reducing the effect that rheumatological conditions have on your lifestyle. Physio.co.uk has specialist rheumatological physiotherapists that are experienced in creating personalised treatment programmes to meet your needs. Please call Physio.co.uk on 0330 088 7800 to book an appointment today. Or alternatively, you can book online