What happens during JIA physiotherapy assessment and exercises?

Hi Susan, my name is Jenny. I’m one of the physiotherapists. Thank you for coming along today, to show children who have juvenile arthritis, what to expect when they come for a physiotherapy appointment. What is juvenile arthritis? Juvenile arthritis, which we often call JIA, is a condition which affects your joints and causes inflammation in your joints. So your […]

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The Benefits of Mindfulness | Johns Hopkins Rheumatology

(upbeat music) – Hello, my name is Dr. Dana DiRenzo, and I practice at the Johns Hopkins Arthritis Center and Children’s Center. As a rheumatologist, I specialize in inflammatory arthritis. This includes diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, and psoriatic arthritis to name a few. I also have a musculoskeletal ultrasound clinic where I perform diagnostic and therapeutic ultrasound. […]

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#LupusSymptoms – Fatigue

Fatigue is something that I deal with every day. Fatigue really sucks. I experience a whole lot of fatigue. I live like a person who’s running out of gas. Always tired. I barely have energy. Waking up is a chore just getting out of bed. Some days it’s really not able to get up and go to work. You feel […]

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Meet Rheumatologist Vaidehi Chowdhary, MBBS, MD, DM

– So usually we treat people with musculoskeletal problems, joint pains, or autoimmune conditions. Most of them are conditions like lupus, vasculitis, and different types of arthritis. What’s unique about rheumatology is it still depends a lot on what the patients are telling us. So part of the problem is a lot of our patients look well, but they’re suffering […]

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