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Physios can contribute to rheumatoid arthritis guideline

News item - Posted on 22/01/2018

22 January 2018 People with rheumatoid arthritis should have access to specialist physiotherapy to help manage their condition and ...

Participants’ experiences of an Education, self-management and upper extremity eXercise Training for people with Rheumatoid Arthritis programme (EXTRA)

Physiotherapy Journal article - Posted on 28/11/2017

Background The  E ducation, self-management and upper extremity e X ercise  T raining for people with  R heumatoid  A rthritis programme (EXTRA) is an individualized, upper limb, home ...

Clinical update: rheumatoid arthritis hand exercises

Frontline article - Posted on 17/11/2017

Cynthia Srikesavan and Esther Williamson outline a progressive exercise programme for people with reduced hand function due to rheumatoid arthritis. ...

Physical activity engagement in early rheumatoid arthritis: a qualitative study to inform intervention development

Physiotherapy Journal article - Posted on 30/08/2016

Background Physical activity (PA) in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is lower than in the general population. PA can improve physical function in RA, decrease chronic inflammation and reduce ...

Direct access scheme for rheumatology patients wins HSJ award, with physio at the helm

News item - Posted on 02/08/2016

2 August 2016 A physio-led project in Devon has won an award for enabling people with rheumatoid arthritis to book appointments ...

Physio findings: programme cuts number of falls, movement assessment reveals risk of cerebral palsy

Frontline article - Posted on 15/09/2015

Janet Wright looks at newly published studies. ...

Physio findings: Rheumatoid arthritis

Frontline article - Posted on 03/11/2014

In our regular round-up of research that's relevant to physiotherapy staff, Janet Wright looks at the latest research news. ...

Include physios in rheumatoid arthritis teams, urges latest national guidance

Frontline article - Posted on 01/07/2013

New national advice on the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) calls for specialist multidisciplinary teams to treat and assess patients, and says physiotherapists should be included. ...

Physios must be on treatment team for RA patients, according to new guidance

News item - Posted on 28/06/2013

28 June 2013 New national advice on the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) calls for specialist multidisciplinary teams to treat ...

Governments not raising awareness of long-term conditions

News item - Posted on 25/06/2013

25 June 2013 Just 10 per cent of the British public believe their government is doing a good job in raising awareness of long-term ...

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