Joint Changes in Arthritis are Permanent, but Pain Does Not Have to Be

Fiona McMahon PT, DPT May is arthritis awareness month. Arthritis can come in many different forms. It can be a result of wear and tear or it can be a response to an autoimmune condition. There are many different types of arthritis, but the fact remains that in all of these different types of arthritis, …

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May is Arthritis Awareness Month!

By Riva Preil Celebrate Arthritis Awareness Month this May with Beyond Basics Physical Therapy!  Arthritis is a musculoskeletal disorder that affects more than 50 million Americans.  It can be sub-categorized into many different diseases, including Osteoarthritis (OA), Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA), and Juvenile Arthritis (JA, an autoimmune disorder among children below age 16).  Some misunderstand the …

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PT in the News: Jane Brody on Arthritis in The New York Times

At BBPT, one of our specialties is orthopedics, in which we treat musculoskeletal conditions like osteoarthritis. Many Americans, including health writer Jane Brody of The New York Times, suffer from arthritis. This week, Brody wrote about her experience living with the condition and coping with a variety of techniques, including physical therapy. She quotes Dr. …

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