Tales From The Therapy Crypt

crypt-weightThose of us who suffer from any disease that affects our body physically – be it actual deformity or simply a loss of bone mass or strength – eventually face the question of whether or not to begin a course of physical therapy. Now, I’m sure most of you are saying “of course therapy, how can there be any question?” Well, there certainly is no question that the right kind of therapy will benefit your greatly, but you must be prepared to search out the therapy and therapist that is right for you. There is a whole section of physical therapy out there that has no experience in dealing with Continue reading “Tales From The Therapy Crypt” »

Whether to Weather the Weather

weatherWell that’s certainly a mouthful of a title, isn’t it? Tongue twister it may be, but it is also something that comes up time and time again when people hear the word Arthritis. One of the first questions people ask or comments people make is usually something to do with how the weather affects the illness. Usually it is followed by a story or two about an old injury that always seems to act up right before some catastrophic storm event. What an amazing coincidence.

If there is one thing I can say for sure after twenty plus years of Arthritis, it is that there is nothing Continue reading “Whether to Weather the Weather” »