Arthritis rehabilitation program

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The arthritis rehabilitation program is designed for people who have diagnosed arthritis or other conditions affecting their muscles, bones and joints. The program includes a combination of exercise and education and is designed to cover a range of topics to help people manage their symptoms, lessening the impact of arthritis on their life.


  • Eight week program incorporating both education and exercise components.
  • Patients attend twice weekly for two hours at a time.
  • Exercise is group based but individually tailored to the capabilities of each person.
  • Exercise is a combination of strengthening, aerobic and hydrotherapy (water-based exercise) where appropriate.
  • Education topics include information on how to manage your arthritis, pain and medication, diet and weight, pacing and joint protection, coping and relaxation techniques.


arthritis-program-flyer-2015.pdfDownload the arthritis rehabilitation program information flyer



Patients who may benefit from this program include those with:


  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Spondyloarthritis
  • Ankylosing spondylitis
  • Psoriatic arthritis



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For referrals and enquiries:

 

rehabilitation-digital-referral.pdf Use our digital referral form and submit it online


Call        1300 46 REHAB

Email     rehab@epworth.org.au

Fax         03 9982 6696

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