Current clinical treatment guidelines recommend a multidisciplinary approach to assist with the ongoing management of arthritis.

Exercise Physiologists can assist with:

  • Reducing pain
  • Increasing muscle strength
  • Improving joint range of motion
  • Improving balance
  • Preventing de-conditioning (loss of fitness and muscle wasting)
  • Improving physical function
  • Improving wellbeing

Physiotherapists can further assist in:

  • Reducing pain specific sites
  • Improving range of motion
  • Improving joint mobility

Dietitians can further assist in:

  • Weight management prior to surgery
  • Establishing a well-balanced diet, including fruit and vegetables, protein foods, dairy, and wholegrains. This will help to maintain general good health, and a healthy weight
  • Increasing calcium uptake to reduce risk of developing osteoporosis

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