Care & Treatment for Arthritis in Malaysia
Learn about arthritis and how you can manage the condition at home. From pain management and medication to physiotherapy and lifestyle changes, Homage can support you in your journey with arthritis in the comfort of your home.Get Care Now
An Introduction to Arthritis
Arthritis refers to an inflammation of the joints. There are over 100 types of arthritis, including osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and gout. Many people may think of arthritis as a disease of the elderly, but this is not true. While it is more common among older adults, arthritis can also develop in children, youth, and younger adults.
Arthritis Is Among the Top 5 Causes of Concern Amongst Malaysians
Arthritis is the most common joint disease in the world. Individuals with arthritis often experience joint pain or stiffness, a limited range of movement, and swelling and redness. The most commonly affected joints are in the hands, spine, knees and hips.
Managing Arthritis at Home
While no cure is available for arthritis currently, there are several things we can do to manage its symptoms and reduce the impact it has on our lives.
Besides medication and surgery, maintaining a healthy weight, adopting a healthy diet and exercising regularly can help to reduce inflammation and keep joints flexible. A physiotherapist can advise you on the exercises that are most suited for you to keep fit and healthy while reducing the stress on your joints.
We’re Here For You
Learning that you’ll have to deal with arthritis for the rest of your life can be hard to accept. However, with the right treatment, the symptoms of arthritis do not have to be debilitating.
Our Care Professionals are experienced with caring for individuals with arthritis and undergo training to better understand, support and care for you and your loved one. We understand that different individuals may need different forms of care support. Here are some of the ways our Care Professionals can help.
Seek medical advice, get a health screening and simple medical procedures from the comfort of home.
Alleviate symptoms and improve bodily functions through prescribed treatment plans.
Assist with the activities of daily living (ADLs) – eating, bathing, getting dressed, toileting, transferring, and continence.
Keep the mind and body active and alert with physical exercises and stimulating brain activities.
No more missed doses. Our caregivers can help to remind your loved one to take their pills at the allotted time.
Focus on recovery and leave the complex nursing care in the hands of our experienced nurse Care Pros
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Top questions about Arthritis Treatment
Can arthritis be cured?
There is no cure for arthritis currently. However, with the right treatment and management, arthritis does not have to be debilitating.
What foods make arthritis worse?
For individuals with arthritis, having the right diet can prevent inflammation and help to reduce swelling, pain and stiffness in the joints.
Here’s some food that you should avoid if you have arthritis:
- Sugar, such as soda, candy and ice cream
- Processed food and meat
- Red meat
- Vegetable oils
Meanwhile, you should increase your intake of anti-inflammatory food such as:
- Fatty fish
- Nuts, such as walnuts
- Dark leafy greens, such as spinach
- Olive oil
- Green tea
What arthritis care packages do you offer?
From ad-hoc to round-the-clock care support, we have short- and long-term care packages tailored to different care durations and for varied care needs so that you and your loved one can find one that best fits your care arrangements.
How fast can I receive care support for arthritis?
Once you have confirmed that you will like to engage a Homage Care Professional for arthritis treatment and care support, we can match you or your loved one with a suitable Care Professional as fast as within 5 working days.
Who are the Homage Care Professionals?
Homage Care Professionals are individuals who are passionate and dedicated to delivering care to families and care recipients. 100% local, they are trained caregivers, qualified nurses, certified therapists and licensed doctors, each with a unique set of skills, experiences and specialisations.
What is the minimum duration for a care visit?
The duration of a Homage Care Visit starts from just one hour, depending on the families preferences and the loved one’s needs.
Does Homage provide live-in or 24-hour home care services?
We currently provide 24-hour home care services but not live-in caregiving.
For our 24-hour home care service, two Homage Care Professionals will be scheduled for the visits. Care will be split into 12-hour shifts to support you and your loved one around-the-clock each day.
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I want to thank Homage for their excellent service especially Ms. Ginger for her brilliant communication and customer service and for making the necessary arrangements. She does a good follow-up before and after the physio, also accurate feed-back. We appreciate Ms. Shu for her excellent physio service which made my mother gain confidence that she can walk again. Ms. Shu is very patient, hard-working, and committed to seeing my mum will be completely restored and healed. Thank you.