Physiotherapy is science which deals in relieving & recovering muscles, bones, joints, ligaments from injury & degeneration to improve their function. It is a branch of the health care system which heals the body through physical exercise, movement control &other non-exercise practices for complete recovery from disability & dysfunction. physiotherapists often believe that it is not only important to diagnose the problem, but to also understand the root cause behind it & solve it through simple exercise & lifestyle changes.
Joint pain is one of major subject which can be easily resolved with physiotherapy. joint pain mainly occurs in several condition like osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, ligament tears, sports injuries etc. around 90% of the joint pains can be managed conservatively if it is diagnosed early &treated early.
Physiotherapy management has the following goals to help the patient recover completely.
- Pain relief.
- Improve joint range of motion.
- Muscle strengthening.
- Activities of Daily Living Training
- Vocational or Back to Work Rehabilitation
- Functional Training
- Lifestyle Modifications.
Physiotherapy also can help the joints recover by preventing delaying and even avoiding many surgeries, hence you should always consider taking an opinion of a Physiotherapist in the clinical decision making