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    Can a Physiotherapist Help with Arthritis?

    Arthritis is a condition that causes joint pain and stiffness, stiffness in the fingers and toes, and sometimes swelling. It can affect any part of your body including your knees, hips, wrists or elbows.  There are many different types of arthritis but most people experience symptoms similar to osteoarthritis (OA). OA is usually caused by wear and tear on your cartilage which leads to inflammation of the joints. Here’s how a physiotherapist can help with arthritis: Physiotherapy Can Help Relieve Pain Caused by Arthritis Physiotherapy can help reduce pain, increase mobility and improve strength. It also helps with posture, joint function and range of motion (the extent to which a…