Capsule #7 - Joint Protection Techniques | 20 minute read
Dr. Sayali Manjrekar
Capsule #7 - Joint Protection Techniques | 20 minute read
Patients with local type of arthritis, like osteoarthritis, need to pay close attention to joints which are involved with arthritis.
In patients with systemic arthritis like rheumatoid arthritis, the need is to reduce the stress on their small joints like joints of hand, wrist joint etc

Joint Protection Technique is a self-management technique which aims to enable patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis to reduce pain, inflammation, joint stress and reduce the risk of deformity by using assistive devices and alternative movement patterns of affected joints to perform everyday activities...
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