Scientific Sessions

Rheumatological Rehabilitation

Rheumatology is a specialized field of medicine that focuses on evaluating, diagnosing, and treating conditions related to the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue disorders, including arthritis and connective tissue lesions. In the realm of rheumatology, rehabilitation plays a crucial role in preventing functional issues, preserving the ability to work, and reducing the need for ongoing care. It is essential to incorporate rehabilitative approaches alongside medication-based treatments, as the latter alone seldom results in long-term remission. Physiotherapy, patient education, and occupational therapy are all examples of rehabilitative interventions utilized in rheumatology. Numerous studies have demonstrated the positive impact of physical treatment methods. Patient education and occupational therapy are particularly valuable tools in managing the progression of the disease. To achieve favorable rehabilitative outcomes, it is imperative for patients to actively participate in the decision-making process regarding treatment methods and take an active role in their long-term therapy.

  • Arthritis
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Rehabilitation