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Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid Arthritis
Welcome to DPT Sport’s guide to Rheumatoid arthritis (RA). RA is a chronic, or long-term, inflammatory form of arthritis. RA is considered an autoimmune disease, in which your immune system attacks the tissues of your own body. In RA, the immune system mostly attacks tissues in the joints, but it can also affect other organs of your body. In some people, RA seems to run its course and does not gradually get worse. In others, RA gets progressively worse and leads to the destruction of join...
Posted on 2022-03-07

Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia
Welcome to DPT Sport's patient resource about Fibromyalgia.  The following is an educational overview of Fibromyalgia and common treatment options. Fibro = fibrous tissues (ligaments that attach to bone and tendons that attach muscle to bone)myo = musclealgia = the Greek word for pain Fibromyalgia, though common, is a disease that's not well understood. It involves pain throughout the body, with especially tender spots near certain joints. The pain...
Posted on 2022-02-14

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