A joint pain is a condition in which the joints that connect two bones and facilitate movements between them suffer through the condition of pain. Joint pain may arise due to some disease or due to some injury. It is also referred to as arthritis and may be followed by joint inflammation and deformation. Some common conditions that cause the joints to ache are osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout, injury, muscle strain etc.
Classification of Joint Pain & Joint Pain Physiotherapy:
Some of the most common types of joint pain other than the short term type and long term type pain are-
- Knee pain
- Hip pain
- Shoulder pain
- Ankle pain
- Neck pain
Conditions that follow joint pain:
- Inflammation of the area around the joints
- Stiffness of the joints and the area around it
- Severe ache and loss of flexibility
- Deformation of the shape of the joints
- Partial paralysis
Why choose us?
Physiotherapy has come up as one of the most beneficial and effective ways in relieving and curing the condition of joint pain. In the condition of joint pain, a physiotherapist has to teach you various exercises that are dedicated to relieving the pain of the joints. Proper body movements are also taught at Physiosolution, which involves proper lifting movements, bending movements, and movements in which extensive use of joints is involved. Our physiotherapists are also dedicated to teaching an individual to utilize his joints in the best possible way without any stress over some specific joints. Along with this, our therapy involves the teaching of various pre and post joint surgery exercises that could help in fast recovery. The proper use of assistive aids like a walker, a cane and bath stool is also taught by our physiotherapists.
Aims of our Physiotherapy Treatment:
The physiotherapy is aimed towards-
- Reducing the joint pain
- Gentle joint movements with no or least possible stress
- Increasing the flexibility of the joints
- Employing proper body movement
- Extend the capabilities of an individual without straining
The main therapeutic methods we employ at Physiosolution:
- Related Exercise-
As we talk about the physiotherapy for joint pain, exercise remains the most effective treatment.
Regular exercise within the range. These types of exercises are done regularly in short intervals. These include gentle movement of specific joints without stressing them so as to gain in the flexibility and relieve the pain of the joints. These exercises are to be performed as according to the directions from the physiotherapist.
- Strengthening Exercises- These types of exercises involve the certain special type of body movements in order to gain in muscle strength. There is two type of strengthening exercises, which are isometric exercises that involve no joint movements and isotonic exercises that are used to increase the muscle strength by using some weight.
- Water Exercise- These type of exercises are done while water acting as support. The support from water is dedicated to reducing the stress due to weight and causing gentle movement of joints.
- Hot and Cold Treatment– In the hot and cold treatment the heat energy is used to relieve the stress between the muscles and the joints. It is done by the use of ice packs or heating pads.
- Exercises post a joint surgery – After a joint surgery a physiotherapist teaches certain exercises that need to be performed regularly during the rehabilitation phase so as to recover fully as soon as possible.
- Assistive Devices- There is certain devices that are meant to act as support for individuals suffering from joint pain. Some of these devices suggested by a physiotherapist are a bath stool, a walker or a cane etc.