Rheumatic disease often consists of inflammation in the joints, muscles and other connective tissues. Regardless if it is concentrated in one area or more, this disease can significantly minimize body function and mobility. During the initial visit to your home or work, the physiotherapist will perform a thorough assessment of your mobility, walking, muscle strength, joint movement, posture and overall body function. Consequently, a treatment plan can then be designed to improve your general function and mobility. The plan may include an exercise program, therapeutic massage or mobility practice.