Abstract:BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Juvenile idiopathic arthritis is a childhood rheumatic disease, which can interfere with the trophism and muscular strength of the individual due to persistent pain. Hydrokinesiotherapy may be an alternative in the management of this disease. The objective of this study was to verify the effects of hydrokinesiotherapy on pain, trophism and muscular strength of a child with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. CASE REPORT: Female patient, 12 years old, diagnosed with juvenile rheumatoid art… Show more
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