Mary is a 65-year-old single woman, living alone in a 3rd-floor apartment, which is only accessed by a staircase. Mary had been a sales manager for 40 years. Now that she has retired, she is starting to feel the effects from long term standing, she has a BMI of 35, and her diet consists of highly processed food and she drinks wine most evenings. His social life since retirement has decreased as the friends were predominantly work-based and now finds it hard to meet new people.
Lately, she feels pain in her knees and can see redness and swelling over the knee joint area. The same sensation started spreading towards her hips, her elbows, and shoulders. She went for a consultation with her medical doctor, and after a series of laboratory tests, was diagnosed with osteoarthritis. The medical team thought initially that she might have psoriatic type arthritis as she has a long-standing history of plaque psoriasis. Upon leaving the consultant’s office.