Living well with arthritis: introduction

Dr. Vic Weatherall

For those who have severe arthritis, “living pain-free” with arthritis can be very difficult. However, many people with arthritis have learned how to manage their condition and lead comfortable and productive lives. Arthritis can often be well managed with a combination of good lifestyle and supportive care such as manual therapy and medication where required.

This article covers the three most common types of arthritic conditions and how you can “live well” with them. They include: osteoarthritis (OA), rheumatoid arthritis (RA), and fibromyalgia (FM).

Learning effective daily living strategies to manage your arthritis gives you a greater feeling of control and a more positive outlook. To get the best results, people affected by arthritis need to form close ties with their health care providers and become full and active partners in their treatment.

To schedule an appointment, contact Dr. Vic Weatherall.


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