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7 Interesting Facts About Arthritis

2017-11-22T10:44:55+00:00 August 4th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Arthritis is a common form of joint disorder causing pain and stiffness. According to arthritis.org, more than 50 million adults have doctor-diagnosed arthritis. While arthritis is a broad description covering common disorders of the joint, most people (even those that have been diagnosed with arthritis) are unaware of the following:   1. There Are Multiple Types of Arthritis Arthritis is not a single disease as there are many different types of joint disorders with its own unique symptoms.  There are over 100 variants of rheumatic diseases and arthritis. Some of the most well known types of arthritis are: rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, systemic lupus, gout, and lyme. There are many other conditions that fall under arthritis, some with an autoimmune [...]

Performing Arts Rehabilitation

2017-11-21T19:17:16+00:00 August 25th, 2017|

Performing Arts Rehabilitation The performing artist is a unique individual that incorporates their voice and/or body with physical and emotional expression to convey a story. This type of athlete requires strength, stability, stamina and energy to repetitively entertain their audience therefore leading to many over use injuries. Illinois Bone and Joint Institute understands the demands of the Performing Artist by knowing: The language of dance, theatre, gymnastics, music, martial arts and skating to effectively work with the demands of each art form  The need to keep performing and the need for injury prevention The technique and terminology The specific footwear requirements The beginner to the professional and is therefore proud to offer Performing Arts Rehabilitation! Services [...]