Category: “Active Living with Arthritis” Podcasts

Presenting “Fact or Fiction?”: A 2-part Series Addressing Myths about Arthritis

June 10th, 2014 in "Active Living with Arthritis" Podcasts, News Feed

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For a long time, the common advice for people with arthritis was to avoid physical activity.  We now know that exercising improves both arthritis pain and the ability to participate in daily activities. So, what else do we know? Listen in as Karen, Amber, and Kaitlin confirm or bust other arthritis myths!

 

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Click here to listen to “Fact or Fiction Part 1: The Seriousness of Osteoarthritis, Braces, Diet and Weather” (10:30)

Click here to listen to “Fact or Fiction Part 2: Magnetic Bracelets, Glucosamine, Omega-3 Fatty Acids, Arthroscopic Surgery, and Ice vs. Heat” (8:46)

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Podcast 13 – Creating a Safer Home: Useful Equipment and Strategies for Household Activities

August 1st, 2013 in "Active Living with Arthritis" Podcasts, News Feed

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With arthritis, daily activities can present unique hazards – even in your own home.  How might your home environment contribute to your risk of falling and, more importantly, what can you do about it?  This month, Dr. Karen Jacobs, Amber, and Kaitlin offer some realistic answers to this question.

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This month’s release is, “Creating a Safer Home: Useful Equipment and Strategies for Household Activities” (12:09)

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The next podcasts will address common myths about arthritis.  Keep an eye out for this 2-part series, titled “Fact or Fiction?” 

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Podcast 12 – Beyond Walking and Strengthening: Tai Chi, Yoga, and Water Aerobics

June 6th, 2013 in "Active Living with Arthritis" Podcasts, News Feed

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yoga_purple boarderWe know walking and strengthening are activities that benefit arthritis, but what about other forms of exercise?  Join Karen, Amber, and Kaitlin as they review what we know about trying yoga, tai chi, and water aerobics with arthritis.

This month’s release is, “ Beyond Walking and Strengthening: Tai Chi, Yoga, and Water Aerobics” (07:37)

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Next month’s podcast is “Creating a Safer Home: Useful Equipment and Strategies for Household Activities”

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Podcast 11 – Doing What You Love: Gardening, Golf, and Tennis When Living with Knee Osteoarthritis

May 6th, 2013 in "Active Living with Arthritis" Podcasts, News Feed

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Knee Osteoarthritis (OA) can make “doing what you love” more difficult to maintain.  In this episode, Kaitlin, Amber, and BU’s Dr. Karen Jacobs go over some ways to keep some common leisure activities in your life: gardening, golf, and tennis.

 

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This month’s release is, “ Doing What You Love: Gardening, Golf, and Tennis When Living with Knee Osteoarthritis ” (12:00)

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Next months podcast is “Beyond Walking and Strengthening: Tai Chi, Yoga, and Water Aerobics”

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Podcast 10 – Embracing Technology: Smartphone Apps for People with Arthritis

April 4th, 2013 in "Active Living with Arthritis" Podcasts, News Feed

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This episode on embracing technology goes over advances in technology, such as smartphones, to create new resources people with arthritis.  Listen in as Kaitlin, Amber, and BU’s Dr. Karen Jacobs introduce us to online and on-the-go tools for addressing arthritis barriers.

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This month’s release is, “ Embracing Technology: Smartphone Apps for People with Arthritis” (08:12)

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Next months podcast is “Doing What You Love: Gardening, Golf, and Tennis When Living with Knee Osteoarthritis”

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Podcast 9- Being a Caregiver: Caring for Someone and Managing Your Arthritis

March 6th, 2013 in "Active Living with Arthritis" Podcasts, News Feed

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This episode on caregiving with arthritis opens ENACT’s next round of Active Living with Arthritis Podcasts and introduces two new voices to our series: Sargent College Doctor of Physical Therapy students Kaitlin and Amber.  Listen in as they discuss ways to address the impact of arthritis on common caregiving tasks with host Dr. Karen Jacobs.

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This month’s release is, “ Being a Caregiver: Caring for Someone and Managing Your Arthritis(15:21)

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Next months podcast is “Embracing Technology: Smartphone Apps for People with Arthritis”

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Podcast 8: Arthritis and Employment Part 2: When and How to Tell People at Work about Your Arthritis or Other Rheumatic Condition

January 8th, 2013 in "Active Living with Arthritis" Podcasts, News Feed

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The finale of our 2 part series on arthritis and employment also features Dr. Saralynn Allaire, expert on arthritis and disability and ENACT’s Associate Director.  Join as as she and Karen discuss when, if and how to discuss your arthritis or other rheumatic health condition with your employer.

 

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This month’s release is, “ When and How to Tell People at Work about Your Arthritis or Other Rheumatic Condition(10:24)

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Next month, ENACT will launch a whole new series about ways to live actively with arthritis.  Stay tuned for these exciting new topics! 

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Podcast 7: Arthritis and Employment Part 1: Resources for Employed People with Arthritis and Other Rheumatic Conditions

December 4th, 2012 in "Active Living with Arthritis" Podcasts, News Feed

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In the first of a 2 part series on arthritis and employment, Dr. Saralynn Allaire, expert on arthritis and disability and ENACT’s Associate Director, discusses resources available to working people with arthritis and other rheumatic conditions.

 

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This month’s release is, “ Arthritis and Employment Part 1: Resources for Employed People with Arthritis and Other Rheumatic Conditions(11:02)

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Next month’s topic is:Arthritis and Employment Part 2:  When and How to Tell People at Work about Your Arthritis or Other Rheumatic Conditions

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Podcast 6: The Relationship Between Inflammation, Arthritis, and Nutrition

October 4th, 2012 in "Active Living with Arthritis" Podcasts, News Feed

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In response to your requests, Dr. Kristin Baker, PhD in Nutrition Science and ENACT investigator, talks about how our diets affect inflammation in the body

 

 

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This month’s release is, “ The Relationship Between Inflammation, Arthritis, and Nutrition” (length 12:08)

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Next month’s topic is: “The Relationship Between Inflammation, Arthritis and Nutrition”

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Podcast 5: Bumps in the Road Part 2: Finding the Place for Exercise

September 6th, 2012 in "Active Living with Arthritis" Podcasts, News Feed

This podcast marks the last in our initial 5-part series!  We will continue to release these podcasts each month.

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This month’s release is, “Bumps in the Road part 2: Finding the Place for Exercise(length 11:10)

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Next month’s topic is: “The Relationship Between Inflammation, Arthritis and Nutrition”

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