One of the problems that many of us have is damage to joints caused by walking imbalance, Sitting or even just typing or other Activities.
When I was young, 26 years old I had a serious car accident and had a pots fracture in the ankle, many say that this caused my condition that I now suffer. although it is generally caused by genetics. I degress
After the accident, I was plastered and it was removed after six weeks, as soon as the damaged skin hit the air my foot became infected and nearly lost the foot. It took a further
six weeks to heal.
At that time I had an old type Gp and he said that arthritis would set in at a different part of my body, because my walking was putting stress on other joints, at the time I did not believe him. Four years later I was having problems with my right shoulder, then I considered what the old GP said then put it into the back of my mind. Later after much thought I had another accident and was in the emergency department, and I asked the rhumatolagist about it He confirmed what was said, and went further into it saying that he could see the stresses in a persons walk and the way they sat,
Later again I took a rhumatology course at a local hospital, this was brought up again,
At the course we were taught about posture and taking weight of certain joints, this assisted me in taking stress out of movement and releasing bad seating posture, it worked in a way and it helped me keep moving for a few further years.
What I am trying to get at is would it be beneficial for hospitals to do these courses more often, so as to help arthritis sufferers calculate their movements and prevent, preventable pain, Could this be cost effective and stop a lot of expensive problems in later life.
It makes you think
All the best