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Basic management of arthritis and rheumatism

  • Douglas N. Golding
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Part of the Problems in Practice Series book series (PRIP, volume 4)

Abstract

Obviously the first aim in treatment of patients with rheumatism or arthritis is to relieve pain. We must then consider how to control joint swelling, how to alleviate stiffness, how to improve mobility and function, how to minimize deformity (and, where possible, abolish it).

Keywords

Steroid Injection Exercise Therapy Basic Management Spinal Manipulation Plantar Fasciitis 
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© D. N. Golding 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • Douglas N. Golding
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    • 2
  1. 1.Princess Alexandra HospitalHarlow, EssexEngland
  2. 2.East Herts/West Essex HospitalsEngland

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