rheumatoid disease

What is rheumatoid disease?

It is an immune disease and chronic inflammation that leads to impeding changes in the joints of the body. It is more in women than in men, in a ratio of 1: 2 that occurs after a series of changes in the bone, cartilage, ligament and tendons in addition to the capillaries that feed them

Symptoms of the disease

  • Pain in the joints and muscles
  • Pain when moving
  • Determine the movement
  • Joint swelling and redness
  • Other symptoms in the body outside the joint
  • A change in joint shape that leads to changes in movement and gait

Drug therapy

  • Non-steroidal drug therapy
  • Chemotherapy
  • Biological therapy
  • Cytodes
  • natural therapy

After a careful examination of the posture of the body, an assessment of muscle strength and a measurement of joint range of motion, the goals of physical therapy are set, which include:

Protect the joint from further damage

  • Reducing pain
  • Preventing distortions
  • Increased joint flexibility and strength
  • Increase overall health fitness

What does our clinic offer you in this field:

Treating heat and cold according to the degree of joint damage and the severity of the impact
Electrical stimulation to reduce joint inflammation
Reducing muscle spasm
Strengthening bone and cartilage
Laser and ultrasound therapy to correct joint deformities in the early stages
Other treatments (acupuncture as an alternative treatment for myofascial pain and nerve pressure at specific points)
Relaxation treatments with a special tDCS device that includes the passage of a very weak electrical current (micro) to reduce the nervous tension that occurs to a person with pain and improves rates and sleep
Cushions and prostheses use compression ligaments for the upper or lower limbs and devices to help the joint move normally. They have an effective and important role in reducing symptoms and deformities of the joint.

Exercises and divided into two parts

Special exercises in the event of disease activity, it is advised to perform them at least once a day, calmly and within the range of joint movement.
Exercises if the condition is stable. It is possible to increase the rate of exercise to include simple resistance exercises such as swimming and walking to maintain cardiovascular health, as well as relaxation exercises for the joints that will suffer from stretching, such as the knees and ankles.

General advice??

  1. Try not to stay in one position for long
  2. Doing balance exercises with rest, and this rest should come in the stage of pre-pain and muscle weakness
  3. Necessary adjustments in seating areas such as a chair at work and at home
  4. Reducing the number of times using the ladder to the least possible number
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