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Arthritis Pain Relief Ottawa

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Arthritis pain can be a debilitating condition that affects your daily life, mobility, and overall well-being. At MOOV Physiotherapy in Ottawa, we specialize in providing effective, personalized arthritis pain relief treatments. Our dedicated team of professionals is committed to helping you manage your arthritis symptoms and improve your quality of life through advanced therapeutic techniques.

Understanding Arthritis Pain

Arthritis encompasses a range of conditions characterized by inflammation and pain in the joints. It can affect people of all ages, leading to chronic pain, stiffness, and decreased range of motion. The most common types of arthritis include osteoarthritis, caused by wear and tear of the cartilage, and rheumatoid arthritis, an autoimmune condition that affects the lining of the joints.


Common Symptoms of Arthritis:

  • Joint pain and tenderness.Stiffness, especially in the morning.
  • Reduced range of motion.
  • Swelling around the joints.

Impact on Daily Life

The symptoms of arthritis can significantly impact your ability to perform everyday activities, leading to challenges in walking, climbing stairs, and engaging in activities you enjoy. Without effective management, arthritis can lead to a decline in physical fitness and overall health.

Your Path to Arthritis Pain Relief

At MOOV Physiotherapy, we understand the challenges faced by individuals with arthritis. Our approach to arthritis pain relief begins with a comprehensive assessment to understand the extent of your condition and how it affects your life.

Comprehensive Assessment

Your journey starts with a thorough evaluation, including a physical examination and a review of your medical history. We may also recommend diagnostic tests to gain a deeper understanding of your arthritis.

Personalized Treatment Plans

Based on your assessment, our team will develop a customized treatment plan aimed at reducing your pain, improving joint function, and enhancing your quality of life. Our goal is to address the root causes of your pain and provide long-term relief. 

Specialized Physiotherapy for Arthritis Pain

Our physiotherapy treatments are designed to alleviate arthritis pain, increase mobility, and strengthen the muscles around the joints to support and stabilize them.


Techniques Include:

  • Exercise Therapy: Tailored exercises to improve strength, flexibility, and joint function.
  • Manual Therapy: Hands-on techniques to enhance joint mobility and decrease pain.
  • Pain Management Education: Strategies to help you manage your arthritis pain effectively.

Dry Needling/IMS Therapy for Arthritis Pain

For certain types of arthritis pain, particularly those related to muscle tension around the affected joints, Dry Needling or Intramuscular Stimulation (IMS) can provide significant relief.


How Dry Needling Helps:

  • Alleviates muscle tightness and spasms
  • Improves mobility in the affected joints
  • Facilitates a quicker recovery by targeting specific areas of discomfort

Telerehab: Convenient Arthritis Pain Management

Understanding the mobility challenges faced by individuals with arthritis, MOOV Physiotherapy offers Telerehab services. This allows you to receive expert care and personalized rehabilitation programs from the comfort of your home.

Advantages of Telerehab:

  • Access to specialized physiotherapy care remotely.
  • Customized online exercise and treatment plans.
  • Continuous support and adjustments to your treatment plan.

Why Choose MOOV Physiotherapy for Arthritis Pain Relief?

Choosing MOOV Physiotherapy means entrusting your care to a team of experts dedicated to your recovery and well-being. Our holistic approach to arthritis pain relief, combined with our commitment to using the latest treatment techniques, ensures the best possible outcomes for our clients.

Our Promise:

  • A team of experienced physiotherapists that pursue a practice that focuses on pain relief and function for clients who suffer from arthritis.
  • Advanced, personalized treatment option.
  • A comprehensive, client-centered approach to care.

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If arthritis pain is affecting your life, don't wait to seek help. Contact MOOV Physiotherapy in Ottawa today to start your journey toward a more active, pain-free life. Our team is ready to support you every step of the way, helping you manage your arthritis and improve your quality of life.



Arthritis Pain Relief Ottawa FAQs

  • What Is the Role of Physiotherapy in Managing Arthritis Pain?

    Physiotherapy plays a crucial role in managing arthritis pain by improving joint function, increasing strength and flexibility, and reducing pain. A physiotherapist can design a personalized exercise program, teach pain management techniques, and provide manual therapy to help manage symptoms. Regular physiotherapy sessions can lead to long-term improvements in mobility and a reduction in the need for pain medication.

  • What Lifestyle Changes Can Help Manage Arthritis Pain?

    Incorporating lifestyle changes can significantly impact arthritis pain management. Adopting a balanced diet rich in anti-inflammatory foods, maintaining a healthy weight to reduce joint stress, and engaging in regular, low-impact exercises like swimming or cycling can improve joint health and reduce pain. Additionally, practicing stress-reduction techniques can help manage the psychological aspects of living with chronic pain.

  • Can Arthritis Pain Be Completely Cured?

    While there is no cure for most types of arthritis, the goal of treatment is to significantly reduce your pain and prevent further damage to the joints. With a comprehensive treatment plan, many individuals experience substantial relief from their symptoms and a notable improvement in their quality of life. The effectiveness of treatment varies among individuals and depends on the type and severity of arthritis.

  • Does Weather Affect Arthritis Pain?

    Many people with arthritis report that their symptoms worsen with cold, damp weather. While the scientific evidence is mixed, theories suggest that changes in barometric pressure could cause the expansion and contraction of tissues in the affected joints, leading to pain. Staying warm, keeping active, and using heat therapy can help alleviate pain during colder months.

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What Can Physiotherapy Help With?

The registered Physiotherapists at MOOV have extensive experience in the assessment and treatment of various musculoskeletal injuries and chronic conditions including but not limited to:


  • Acute or Chronic Neck pain, Back pain or Pelvic pain
  • Injuries resulting from or without trauma
  • Tendinitis and tendinopathies
  • Sprains and Repetitive strain injuries
  • Sports injuries
  • Temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ)
  • Advice on pain management and Joint pain relief
  • Post-surgical rehabilitation (ACL, post fracture, rotator cuff repair, shoulder dislocation repair, achilles repair, bunionectomy, total knee replacement, labral repair hip and shoulder, etc.)
  • Neurological conditions
  • Soft tissue injuries
  • Pelvic floor dysfunctions

Does OHIP Ever Cover Physio?

OHIP does not cover physiotherapy services. However, some extended health care plans may provide coverage for physiotherapy services. It is important to check with your insurance provider to see what type of coverage you have.

No, you do not need a referral to see a Physiotherapist in Ontario. You can book an appointment directly with a Physiotherapist at MOOV.

Do I Need a Referral To See a Physiotherapist in Ontario?

What Is the Difference Between a Physical Therapist and a Physiotherapist?

A Physical Therapist and a Physiotherapist are both health care professionals who specialize in the assessment, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of musculoskeletal conditions. The main difference between the two is that a Physical Therapist is trained in the United States while a Physiotherapist is trained in Canada.

Is a Physiotherapist Better Than a Doctor?

A Physiotherapist is not necessarily better than a doctor, but they are specialized in the assessment and treatment of musculoskeletal conditions. A Physiotherapist can provide you with an individualized plan of care that is tailored to your specific needs.

At MOOV, we understand that your time is valuable and that you want to get back to doing the activities you love as soon as possible. That’s why we offer flexible appointment times and a wide range of treatment plans to ensure that you receive the best care possible.

Say goodbye to chronic pain! Our team of experienced Physiotherapists are dedicated to helping you reach your goals and enhancing your quality of life.

MOOV Physiotherapy


Monday: 7 AM–6 PM

Tuesday: 7 AM–6 PM

Wednesday: 7 AM–6 PM

Thursday: 7 AM–6 PM

Friday: 7 AM–3 PM

Saturday: Closed

Sunday: Closed