Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA): What is it?

by Edward Lockwood, DPT Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic inflammatory disease that effects .5- 1 % of people in North American and Northern European. RA can have associated symptoms such as muscle weakness, fatigue, and can cause joint pain / inflammation. 1 Rheumatoid arthritis has been shown to cause decreased aerobic capacity, increased prevalence of cardiovascular…

Aquatic Therapy to Rehabilitate Posterior Tibialis Tendonitis in a Marathon Runner

by Jennifer Mohns, DPT

Aquatic physical therapy minimizes down-time for marathon runners who are recovering from injury. Here is a perfect example of a marathon runner getting help from Boston Sports Medicine’s experts in aquatic therapy, utilizing our state of the art Hydroworx pools.

Dr. Mohns is a Physical Therapist at Boston Sports Medicine