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Arthritis is basically inflammation within join itself. This word is often used to define any disorder that affects joints. There are more than 100 types of ARTHRITIS  that are identified and unfortunately numbers are still growing. Major types of Arthritis are OsteoArthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Cervical spondylosis, Lumbar Spondylosis, Ankylosing Spondylitis etc

Coming to Muskuloskeletal  problems, these can be defined as soft-tissue injuries typically caused by sudden or sustained exposure to repetitive motion, force, vibration and awkward positions. Depending on the severity of the Musculoskeletal Disorder, it could interfere with everyday tasks such as walking and typing  OR other types of physical motions.

Our Objectives of Arthritis and it’s Rehabilitation is to prevent disability of patients, to increase functional capacity, to provide pain relief  and to provide education about the Arthritis by our Professional Physiotherapists.


Arthritis if detected in its earliest stages  can deteriorate your pain upto 70% . Early treatment of Arthritis can Prevent , Reverse and Slow down the progression or even the NEED FOR SURGERY.

Our Physiotherapists develop a customized treatment plans coupled with modalities and help the  arthritis patients to  achieve normal joint range of motion and function. By improving muscle strength and joint mobility, most of the  the symptoms related to arthritis can be reduced to provide relief from pain over time.


Dr. Sonal Kapoor Physiotherapy Clinic - Arthritis Conditions

Dr. Sonal Kapoor Physiotherapy Clinic – OsteoArthritis

OsteoArthritis is a progressive form of arthritis which is also called degenerative joint disease, degenerative arthritis and wear-and-tear  arthritis. It is one of the most common chronic disease which has affected around 10 percent of men and 13 percent of women aged over 60 years. Osteoarthritis can’t be cure but treatment like manual therapy can help in alleviating the pain and movements of joints. Most commonly affected areas of the body includes:

  • Hands
  • Fingertips
  • Knees
  • Hips
  • Spine.


The most common symptoms of osteoarthritis include:

  •  Pain in joints
  •  Tenderness (discomfort when pressing on the area with your fingers)
  •  Inflammation In various parts of body


Dr. Sonal Kapoor Physiotherapy Clinic - Rheumatoid Arthritis Conditions

Dr. Sonal Kapoor Physiotherapy Clinic – Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)

Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disease that can cause joint pain and damage throughout your body. This  disease is characterised by periods of disease flares and remissions. InRheumatoid Arthritis multiple joints are usually but not always  affected in a symmetrical pattern which leads to bones deformations.


Rheumatoid Arthritis symptoms which can occur throughout the body include:

  • Joint pain
  • Joint swelling
  • Loss of joint function
  • Limping
  • .Stiffness
  • Inflammation
  • Chest Pain while taking Breath.
  • Nodules under the skin
  • Numbness, tingling, or burning in the hands and feet.
  • Sleep difficulties
  • Loss of range of motion,
  • Tender joints
  • Joint Redness
  • Anemia
  • Joint Warmth
  • Joint Deformity


Dr. Sonal Kapoor Physiotherapy Clinic - Cervical Spondylosis

Dr. Sonal Kapoor Physiotherapy Clinic – Cervical Spondylosis

Cervical Spondylosis is also known as cervical osteoarthritis or neck arthritis. Also called Neck Pain is a age-related condition which can be seen in commonly aged (above 50) groups. Cervical spondylosis basically a degeneration of bones, loss in fluids  in the neck (vertebrae) and the disks between them, putting pressure on the spinal cord causing stiffness. While it’s largely due to age, it can be caused by other factors as well like previous injury to the neck poor posture etc.


  • Muscle spasm
  • Giddiness
  • Dizziness
  • Tingling sensation
  • Headache
  • Loss of range of motion


Dr. Sonal Kapoor Physiotherapy Clinic - Lumbar Spondylosis

Dr. Sonal Kapoor Physiotherapy Clinic – Lumbar Spondylosis

Lumbar Spondylosis can be described as degeneration of lower spine affecting  the discs. Along with  these discs, vertebral bodies and associated joints of the lumbar vertebrae can also be affected. Due to age and compression natural deterioration of the lower spine occurs causing the victim suffer from pain. The disease is said to be progressive and irreversible in older patients. Often is the lumbar region the most affected  because of the exposure to mechanical stress. When a patient suffers from lumbar spondylosis, it is possible that osteophytes are formed. These osteophytes are bony overgrowths that occur due to the stripping of the periosteum from the vertebral body.  Pain can be produced when a neural foramina stenosis is formed, which comes from the formation of osteophytes. The patient can also experience joint stiffness which can limit motion. Patients with lumbar spondylosis also have neurologic claudication which includes:

  • Lower back pain
  • Leg pain
  • Numbness when standing and walking


  • Deformity or an abnormal spine curvature
  • Pain and Stiffness and in the neck or back
  • Loss of mobility in the spine
  • Chronic pain and discomfort when standing, sitting or walking
  • Inability to twist and turn  without support


Dr. Sonal Kapoor Physiotherapy Clinic - Ankylosing Spondylitis

Dr. Sonal Kapoor Physiotherapy Clinic – Ankylosing Spondylitis

Ankylosing Spondylitis is a one of the form of arthritis which mainly affects spine. It is a long term chronic condition  which involves bone fusion.These fusion can cause some of the vertebrae in your spine to fuse leading to pain in lower back or any other part of the body. About 0.1% to 0.5% of the adult population are affected by Ankylosing spondylitis. The condition is more common in men and starts developing in age of 20’s.


  • Neckpain
  • Stiffness in the lower back, hips and buttock
  • Ligament And Tendon Pain
  • Tiredness
  • Night Sweats
  • Mild Fever
  • Appetite Loss
  • Mechanical/ postural Back Pain
  • Knee pain
  • Neck Pain/ trapezitis
  • Shoulder pain
  • Bursitis
  • Epicondylitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Trigger Finger
  • Tenosynovitis


  • Swelling
  • Inflammation
  • Pain
  • Numbness or tingling sensation
  • Decreased movement of a joint
  • Stiffness of body part


  • Reduces stiffnes
  • Prevents deformity
  • Manual Therapy to improve deformity
  • Hamstring stretching
  • Laser therapy for instant pain relief
  • Decreases swelling
  • Reduces inflammation
  • Reduces spasm
  • Increases strength
  • Increases ROM
  • Improves pain through advanced modalities.
  • Reduces tightness.
  • Alignment correction through manual therapy
  • Taping technique
  • Physical therapy modalities to relieve pain and inflammation
  • Reduces spasm
  • Alignment correction
  • Reduces tightness.
  • Alignment correction through manual therapy
  • Taping technique

Apart from basic ARTHRITIS, Dr. Sonal Kapoor Physiotherapy Clinic provides other treatments as well.

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