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"W" - Weight management (體重管理)

Weight management is hugely important for many of our physiotherapy patients.

Thursday 2nd August 2018

We use a Body condition score to assess the weight and we want our patients to be 4 or 5 out of 9 on the scale. Weight loss has been shown to be very important in reducing pain in osteoarthritis and to help support joint biomechanics.

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