There are an estimated 27 million people that live with arthritis. For many, the diagnosis can mean major life style changes as the pain associated with the condition can be severe. Back, knees, hips, feet are all susceptible to arthritis.
What is Arthritis?
Arthritis is inflammation of one or multiple joints. The primary tell-tale signs of the condition are joint pain and stiffness and can worsen over time. The most common forms of the condition are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. The main difference being the latter breaks down cartilage and the R.A. targets the lining of joints.
As anyone dealing with Arthritis can tell you, normal daily activities can become difficult and even exhausting. Having someone who is trained in the condition and there to help you through it can really be of great assistance. They can even help with physical therapy routines in the home to help deal and even lessen the pain.
Arthritis aquatics in warmed pools can work wonders for some patients with arthritis. Basic movements such as walking and marching in places, stretching and squatting etc can help shed pounds and combat the effects of the condition.
If you have a family member or loved one who is being impacted by arthritis, it sounds like it is time to call A-1 Home Care. From shopping trips, running errands, preparing meals to cleaning up around the house and visits friends or family, a Caregiver can lessen the load made heavier by the disease. Call us today to learn more about how we can help at 310-657-8780