A cure for arthritis may now be available but it also depends upon the types of arthritis. It can be diagnosed at any local hospital or by any general practitioner (GP). When you see your physician, don0t hesitate to provide full description of pain, stiffness or other symptoms. You may be asked to have X-rays & blood tests done. X-rays and blood tests help determine your form of arthritis.
In some forms of arthritis, such as Osteoarthritis, there is inflammation arising because the smooth covering (articular cartilage) on the ends of bones become damaged or worn. When the cartilage wears out bones rub against each other which can cause excruciating pain.
A wise person always looks for a natural arthritis remedy so, a physiotherapist may be one of the choices. Most of the time, physiotherapists do not suggest any drugs. On the contrary, they suggest few simple exercises and work upon limited mobility. They focus upon restoring mobility, strength and flexibility of affected body parts. There are many physiotherapists who can provide a personalized treatment plan. It can be segregated into six parts such as; exercise, posture, massage, TENS, hydrotherapy and pain relief techniques (like: Electrotherapy).