The Physical Therapy Approach to Rheumatoid Arthritis

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For decades, it has been believed that the best course of treatment for rheumatoid arthritis is rest and medication. This has limited the quality of life for thousands of people all around the world. New evidence is showing that the addition of physical exercise to the medication regimen is actually the most effective management of rheumatoid arthritis. It promotes independence, maintains quality of life for much longer, and reduces negative co-morbidities that are often associate with rheumatoid arthritis. As physical therapists, our primary role is promoting this avenue of symptom management. This course will review the foundations of rheumatoid arthritis as well as effective treatment approaches to maximize function and quality of life.

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Course Description

For decades, it has been believed that the best course of treatment for rheumatoid arthritis is rest and medication. This has limited the quality of life for thousands of people all around the world. New evidence is showing that the addition of physical exercise to the medication regimen is actually the most effective management of rheumatoid arthritis. It promotes independence, maintains quality of life for much longer, and reduces negative co-morbidities that are often associate with rheumatoid arthritis. As physical therapists, our primary role is promoting this avenue of symptom management. This course will review the foundations of rheumatoid arthritis as well as effective treatment approaches to maximize function and quality of life.

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