Category: Arthritis

The Fact of the Matter

We live in a world where we want quick fixes and the easiest way to achieve what we need. This may look like taking a pain masking medication, a blood pressure or cholesterol lowering drug, a miracle diet or the most fashionable piece of exercise equipment that will basically do it for you. The fact […]

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The Big Issue – Weight and Pain

At Physiotas, we deal with clients’ joint and muscle pain on a daily basis.  It is a common occurrence that these same clients have been told (by GP’s, specialists etc) to ‘lose weight’ to help their pain and function.  And this is generally true.  The problem is that people often haven’t received an explanation of […]

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The Role of Physiotherapy in the Management of Psoriatic Arthritis

This article describes the signs and symptoms of psoriatic arthritis, which affects 3% of the population, and the role of physiotherapy in its management.  Psoriatic arthritis is a disease that remains undiagnosed in many people, leading to unnecessary suffering. Psoriatic Arthritis is an inflammatory disease that can affect people at any age. The condition may […]

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