Living with arthritis can seem daunting. However, small, intelligent lifestyle changes can greatly mitigate the symptoms of arthritis, alongside strict adherence to your treatment regime for arthritis pain relief.
Diet and exercise also play an integral role when managing certain types of arthritis, and psychotherapy may help some patients deal with the emotional impact of this chronic disease.
Professor Asgar Ali Kalla completed his MBChB (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery) degree in 1975 at the University of Cape Town and his FRCP in 2003 in London.
Professor Ali Kalla is the Isaac Albow Chair of Rheumatology at the University of Cape Town and also the Head of Division of Rheumatology at Groote Schuur Hospital.
He has participated in a number of clinical trials for rheumatology and is active in community outreach.
Prof Ali Kalla is an expert in Arthritis for Health24.
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