Physiotherapy can help to relieve the symptoms of osteoarthritis, enable you to self-manage and improve your health and fitness – ultimately improving your quality of life!
The treatments that physiotherapy can offer include: manual (hands on) mobilisation and massage to reduce muscle and joint stiffness and pain. Electrotherapy and heat therapy can relieve pain and encourage healing. Taping may also help to reduce load on painful areas while exercise programs may improve strength, balance, flexibility and fitness. Physiotherapy can be effective in any and all joints that may be affected by osteoarthritis.