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Conquer Arthritis Program

Arthritis pain got you down? It’s time for you to Conquer Arthritis¬†

The pain from arthritis can be completely debilitating. That stiffness you feel (especially in the morning or after you’ve been sitting too long), the pain, the swelling … it’s a huge nuisance! For many of our clients, they hope to decrease the pain but also get off some of the pain medications and try to avoid a joint replacement surgery!

Check out this short video where Christina, one of our registered physiotherapists and the co-owner of STAVE OFF, explains to you what to expect with the Conquer Arthritis Program.

You are not alone when it comes to your arthritis pain

Arthritis affects over 4.6 million Canadians (and is on the rise). Sharing stories¬†and working out with persons who are experiencing the same things you are can be amazing. Recognizing that you aren’t alone and there are others that are trying to overcome the same struggles you are can make a person feel better.

Arthritis is one of the biggest causes of pain and disability in North America.


We at STAVE OFF have written a lot about arthritis because we truly believe it is an important issue.

Here are a couple from the vault for more information on how you can conquer arthritis!

FAQ001: How do I exercise with severe knee osteoarthritis?

knee arthritis, osteoarthritis, exerciseIn our first ever frequently asked question video, we gave you some tips for ways to exercise with severe knee arthritis. Especially knee osteoarthritis can be challenging because putting weight on the knee hurts! And we put weight on our knees almost constantly when we’re moving around!

Please don’t tease me too much! It was my first video!

Check out the video by clicking here.

 

 

Your How-to Guide for Exercising with Rheumatoid Arthritis – Christina Nowak

rheumatoid arthritis, physiotherapyRheumatoid arthritis is a type of joint condition that is caused by higher than normal inflammation in your body. It is considered an auto-immune condition where your body essentially is attacking your joints leading to arthritis-like pain. Exercising and getting to the gym to work out with active joints can be really hard.

In this guide, we give you some strategies to keep yourself moving when the pain and fatigue from RA gets in the way.

Check out the article here.

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