Physiotherapy treatment is a good way to improve the symptoms of osteoarthritis (knee pain, swelling, stiffness) and extend the life of the joint. Regular physio has been shown to gradually improve range of motion and strength and to increase mobility.
Here are a few of the specific benefits.
Reduces inflammation and pain. Improves knee cap alignment and function.
Normalizes the range of motion in the knee joint and increases mobility.
Builds strength in the knee and lower limbs, especially calves, hips and pelvis muscles.