Woodbury, NY – What is Orthopaedic Rehabilitative?
Orthopeds are physical rehabilitation devices designed to help people with repetitive muscle movement disorder (RMD).
Orthopedics are used to help the person who has RMD, such as people with muscle spasms or nerve problems.
Orthopedists treat RMD by providing an array of activities, exercises and other treatment tools to help relieve the symptoms of RMD.
According to the National Orthopedical Association (NOA), there are approximately 150,000 Americans living with RMD who suffer from pain, weakness, and joint or muscle weakness.
The National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAID) estimates that more than 300,000 people in the United States have RMD and that the average person living with the condition costs approximately $4,000 to $8,000 a year.
While there are many things Orthopedist can do to help improve the quality of life, there are a few things that are essential for the person to have a positive experience.
If you have pain in the joints, this could indicate that you have RMS, a condition that is similar to RMD but causes less damage.
When someone is feeling weak or has a joint problem, the best thing to do is to rest and not move.
Another thing to watch out for is that if you have a joint pain and you are using an Orthopedically Rehabilitated device, it is important that you not use it for too long or it will weaken the joint.
For more information about RMD see the National Institute on Arthritis & Musculo-skeletal Disorders website.
To see if you need an Orthopractor or Orthopedician, contact the Orthopractic Clinic at 855-853-2272.
This article was written by: Erin Ritter, MS, RD Editor The Orthopointe News [email protected] Follow The Orthoprints News on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram