Maura Daly Iversen Professor and Chair of the Department of Physical Therapy email@example.com 617.373.5996 Expertise behavioral science, clinical epidemiology, non-pharmacologic interventions for arthritis, Rheumatology Maura Daly Iversen in the Press Move Forward Rheumatoid arthritis and physical therapy Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disorder that causes joint inflammation and pain. Unlike osteoarthritis, which is the result of wear and tear on a specific joint, the effects of rheumatoid arthritis can be felt across a person’s entire body. In this episode of Move Forward Radio, physical therapist and chair of Physical Therapy, Movement and […] Magic Pill, Episode #14: How Exercise Can Help Manage Pain Interesting factoid for today: Research suggests that exercise can be as effective at relieving pain as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) — like Advil, Motrin and Aleve. Dr. Maura Iversen of Northeastern University, a rehab specialist and researcher on arthritis, says exercise can reduce pain about as much as low-dose NSAIDs. “Exercise really is medicine,” she […] Boston Herald Need for physical therapists expected to keep increasing “It’s really a wonderful career, because it’s flexible and you can over time change your career focus,” said Maura Daly Iversen, a professor and chairperson of the Department of Physical Therapy, Movement and Rehabilitation Science at Northeastern University. Daly Iversen said her own career has come to focus heavily on the research side of the […] Maura Daly Iversen for Northeastern Global News Professor receives Fulbright award for juvenile arthritis research Professor receives Fulbright award for juvenile arthritis research Maura Iversen, professor and chair of the Department of Physical Therapy, Movement and Rehabilitation Sciences, will launch a study to assess the physical activity levels of Swedish children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis—the most common form of arthritis in children under 17.