oa South African Medical Journal - Modern management of arthritis* : the role of physical medicine
|Article Title||Modern management of arthritis* : the role of physical medicine|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Physical Medicine, Johannesburg Hospital, Johannesburg|
|Publication Date||Jun 1949|
|Pages||494 - 498|
|Keyword(s)||Arthritis, Electricity, Exercise, Heat, Hydrotherapy, Manipulation, Massage, Occupational therapy, Physical therapy and Rest|
*This paper was read at the South African Medical Congress at Pretoria, July 1948. All the physical means employed are directed towards relieving pain, preventing or treating deformities, building up musculature and increasing function, in order that the patient may carry out his normal activities.
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