Occupational therapy

Elbow pain exercises

Elbow pain is a very common problem but it’s not usually a sign of arthritis or any other underlying medical condition. 2044-Elbow-Pain-14-1-complete1 Visit Arthritis Research … READ MORE

Shoulder pain exercises

Stretching and strengthening exercises. Taking painkillers before you exercise can help you stay active without causing extra pain. 2039-Shoulder-Pain_Excercise-book Visit Arthritis Research … READ MORE

Neck pain exercises

Start exercising gently and increase gradually. You should not try to push hard to get rid of pain. A little discomfort is common when starting a new activity or exercise, especially if you have not been active for some time, as your … READ MORE

Knee pain in young adults

Patellofemoral pain syndrome. As many as 1 in 3 young adults experience knee pain at some time or other. This is commonly caused by imbalances in the muscles surrounding the knee which affect the kneecap (patella). … READ MORE

Back pain exercises

Start exercising gently and increas gradually. You should not try to push hard to get rid of pain. A little discomfort is common when starting a new activity or exercise, especially if you have not been active for some time, as your … READ MORE

Ankle sprain exercises

Information in this exercise sheet should be used as a guide to recovery – following a simple ankle sprain. It will not treat all ankle problems. It is ideal for use after you have seen your doctor or physio- therapist and been … READ MORE

Gardening and arthritis

Gardening doesn’t have to be a problem if you have arthritis, and it can play an important part in keeping up your physical activity. In this booklet we’ll look at how garden layout, the right tools and pacing techniques can help … READ MORE

Everyday living and arthritis

You may find that arthritis makes everyday life more challenging at times. In this booklet we’ll go through each room in your home and give you tips on making changes to make life easier. We’ll advise you on what to look for when … READ MORE

Hydrotherapy and arthritis

It’s well known that swimming is a good form of exercise for people with arthritis, but you don’t have to be able to swim to enjoy the benefits of exercising in water. This booklet aims to explain how and why hydrotherapy is used … READ MORE

Occupational therapy and arthritis

Occupational therapy can play a very important part in helping you to manage your arthritis. It’ll help you find ways of continuing with your work, household tasks, personal care and hobbies independently and without straining … READ MORE

Arthritis Research UK exercise sheets

This series on practical exercise is a tribute to Arthritis Research UK, the leading UK funder of research into the cause, treatment and cure of arthritis. The guides included here were some ten years in the making. The common … READ MORE

Winnipeg standing frame

Standing frames provide a base of support for Standing Therapy to improve access to social, vocational and recreational activities while improving the body’s physiological functioning. A standing frame provides an alternative … READ MORE

Rocky Mountain Adaptive Sports Centre

Rocky Mountain Adaptive provides adaptive sport camps for individuals of ALL abilities. The Rocky Mountain Adaptive Sports Centre offers all the fantastic summer and winter sports and adventure activities available in the Canmore, … READ MORE

Knee replacement surgery

Evoke™ knee brace highlights. OssKin If you’re thinking about having knee replacement surgery you’ll probably have lots of questions. In this booklet we’ll explain when knee replacement might be needed and what you can … READ MORE
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