Live Yes! with Arthritis

You may have arthritis, but it doesn’t have you

About the show

Join the conversation with the Arthritis Foundation’s new podcast – Live Yes! With Arthritis podcast. Hosted by arthritis patients, Rebecca and Julie, this unique podcast features:

• Discussing and sharing smart solutions to issues people with arthritis deal with every day, tips they believe really work and can help you change your life
• Interviewing experts on topics that matter the most to you and that you care about – everything from eating right, staying fit and helping you focus on the things to help you manage arthritis such as diet/nutrition, mindfulness, the latest treatments, relationships, and much more
• Invite you to learn and laugh together with a community who really gets what you are going through

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Episodes

  • Episode 25: Anti-inflammatory Diet Myths & Facts

    November 24th, 2020  |  Season 3  |  36 mins 9 secs
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    With so much information about what to eat for arthritis, it can get confusing – quick. Learn the truth about common arthritis diet myths as well as proven healthy eating tips from registered dietitian, including how to tailor a diet for your individual needs.

    Visit the Live Yes! With Arthritis Podcast site to read the blog and get show notes and a full transcript: https://arthritis.org/liveyes/podcast

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  • Episode 24: Food As Medicine

    November 10th, 2020  |  Season 3  |  28 mins 17 secs
    ankylosing spondylitis, anti-inflammatory diet, arthritis, fibromyalgia, food, food insecurity, food pharmacy, gout, juvenile arthritis, lupus, mediterranean diet, nutrition, osteoarthritis, psoriatic arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis

    Eating a healthy diet is a key to managing arthritis, but time and budget constraints can make it difficult to stay on track. Get shopping, cooking and preparation tips to maximize powerhouse foods for any budget, as well as tips on how to use food as a tool to help manage your arthritis.

    Visit the Live Yes! With Arthritis Podcast site to read the blog and get show notes and a full transcript: https://arthritis.org/liveyes/podcast

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  • Episode 23: Your Physical Activity Routine

    October 13th, 2020  |  Season 3  |  31 mins 24 secs
    activity, activity routine, ankylosing spondylitis, axial spondyloarthritis, exercise, fibromyalgia, fitness, fitness plan, gout, gym, gyms, juvenile arthritis, lupus, movement, osteoarthritis, personal trainer, physical fitness, physical therapy, psoriatic arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, therapy

    Making physical activity part of your routine can be challenging — and perhaps even more difficult during the pandemic. In this episode, we talk about healthy ways to easily integrate movement into your everyday activities. Learn how to get motivated, as well as what to look for if you’re considering a personal trainer or a gym membership.
    Cedric X. Bryant, PhD, FACSM, is the president and chief science officer for the American Council on Exercise (ACE). He stewards ACE’s development of strategies to deliver exercise-science and behavior-change education in ways that are engaging and compelling, recruiting more people to become exercise professionals and health coaches and equipping them for growth in their respective fields. He leads ACE’s exploration of how science-based programs and interventions appropriately integrate into health care and public health. Dr. Bryant earned both his doctorate in physiology and master’s degree in exercise science from Pennsylvania State University.

    Visit the Live Yes! With Arthritis Podcast site to read the blog and get show notes and a full transcript: https://arthritis.org/liveyes/podcast

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  • Episode 22: Building a Personal Pain Plan

    September 22nd, 2020  |  Season 3  |  37 mins 2 secs
    ankylosing spondylosis, arthritis, axial spondylitis, chronic pain, clinical research, fibromyalgia, gout, lupus, osteoarthritis, pain, pain management, pain plan, pain psychologist, pain strategies, psoriatic arthritis, research, rheumatoid arthritis

    Whether you have rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis or some other chronic pain condition, your experience of pain is deeply personal and shaped by various biological, emotional, and psychological factors. Learn how to build personal pain plan by identifying the different factors that affect you the most, including how your attitude impacts your ability to effectively manage pain.

    Visit the Live Yes! With Arthritis Podcast site to read the blog and get show notes and a full transcript: https://arthritis.org/liveyes/podcast

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  • Episode 21: Take Control of Back Pain

    September 8th, 2020  |  Season 2  |  47 mins 58 secs
    advocate, ankylosing spondylitis, arthritis, arthritis of the spine, axial spondyloarthritis, back condition, back pain, chronic back pain, community, degenerative disc disease, disability, neck pain, non-radiographic spondyloarthritis, oa of the spine, osteoarthritis, patient leader, psoriatic arthritis, spine health, support group

    Millions of people suffer with chronic back pain and many of the causes can be arthritis related. The physical, social, and mental impacts can be devastating leading to increased depression and anxiety. On this episode, you will hear from two chronic back pain patient leaders, Rita Roy, MD, MS and Jed Finley, who share strategies to take control of pain and discuss how building a strong community of support can provide hope.

    Visit the Live Yes! With Arthritis Podcast site to read the guest blog written by Jed Finley and get show notes and a full transcript: https://arthritis.org/liveyes/podcast

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  • Episode 20: Sleep & Painsomnia

    August 18th, 2020  |  Season 2  |  36 mins 53 secs
    ankylosing spondylitis, arthritis, back pain, bedtime routine, chronic pain, fibromyalgia, gout, insomnia, joint pain, lupus, meditation, osteoarthritis, pain, physical activity, rheumatoid arthritis, sleep, sleep apnea, sleep disorders, sleep expert, sleep strategies, yoga

    Sleep is an essential part of managing your overall health and well-being. However, for many people, especially those living with chronic pain, it’s often difficult to get the quality sleep needed. Whether you have trouble falling asleep, staying asleep or finding a position that’s comfortable for your joints, getting a good night’s rest may feel like an impossible dream. Sleep researcher and expert Rebecca Robbins, PhD, shares strategies to help combat common sleep issues and provides some ideas on what you can do to set yourself up for sleep success.

    Visit the Live Yes! With Arthritis Podcast site to read the blog, get show notes and a full transcript: https://arthritis.org/liveyes/podcast

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  • Episode 19: Navigating Telemedicine

    August 4th, 2020  |  Season 2  |  36 mins 41 secs
    access to care, arthritis, covid-19, dartmouth, healthcare, juvenile arthritis, pandemic, rheumatology, specialty care, telemedicine

    Maintaining your health care visits can often feel like a full-time job – the trip to and from, the parking, the waiting, the paperwork, the missed school and work. And during these unprecedented times, it can be extremely taxing and hazardous as the threat of COVID-19 continues to grow. Tune in to this episode to learn how telemedicine can make health care visits convenient and safe, all from the comfort of your own home. Guest expert, Daniel Albert, MD, is a rheumatologist at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire, who has been using telemedicine to see his pediatric and adult patients for years. He shares his insights on how to make this tool of modern medicine work for you.

    Visit the Live Yes! With Arthritis Podcast site to read the blog, get show notes and a full transcript: https://arthritis.org/liveyes/podcast

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  • Episode 18: Back to School & College During COVID-19

    July 21st, 2020  |  Season 2  |  34 mins 14 secs
    accommodations, arthritis, attorney, back to school, college, coronavirus, covid-19, education rights, educators, employee rights school district, idea, iep, juvenile arthritis, least restrictive environment, lupus, office of studen disabilities, online learning, return to school, rheumatoid arthritis, school, section 504, teachers, truancy, virtual learning

    As COVID-19 cases continue to spike across the country, the question on every parent’s mind is “when can schools safely reopen?” For parents of children with juvenile arthritis or parents and college students with autoimmune diseases, this question carries even more weight. While no safety measure or plan can completely eliminate infection risk, there are things you can request to make learning environments safer. In this episode, expert Heidi Goldsmith Esq., an educational rights attorney with over 20 years of experience, shares tips on making the most out of educational rights plans during the pandemic. Learn what they are to better advocate for yourself or child.

    Visit the Live Yes! With Arthritis Podcast site to read the blog, get show notes and a full transcript: https://arthritis.org/liveyes/podcast

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  • Episode 17: Keep Moving at Home

    July 7th, 2020  |  Season 2  |  32 mins 46 secs
    ankylosing spondylitis, arthritis, coronavirus, covid-19, exercise, gout, keep moving, lupus, masks with exercise, movement, osteoarthritis, physical activity, psoriatic arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, routine, staying active, walking

    Trying to manage your arthritis by staying physically active on a normal basis can be difficult. Throw in a pandemic with limited options to keep moving your joints and it gets even harder to stay active. Learn why staying physically active with arthritis is important and ways to build in movement throughout your day from guest expert Cedric Bryant, President & Chief Science Officer, for the American Council on Exercise. He shares strategies to keep moving at home safely during the pandemic.

    Visit the Live Yes! With Arthritis Podcast site to read the blog, get show notes and a full transcript: https://arthritis.org/liveyes/podcast

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  • Episode 16: COVID-19 Special Edition: TeleMental Health

    June 23rd, 2020  |  36 mins 4 secs
    ankylosing spondylitis, anxiety, arthritis, coronavirus, counselor, covid-19, depression, emotional support, fibromyalgia, high risk, juvenile arthritis, lupus, mental health, mental health care provider, osteoarthritis, pandemic, physical distancing, rheumatoid arthritis, social distancing, stress, talk therapy, telemedicine, telemental health

    Living with arthritis can take a heavy toll on your mental and emotional health. Add in the uncertainty of a pandemic, and that can cause even more stressors affecting your overall well-being. Listen to this episode of the Live Yes! With Arthritis Podcast as Jessica Auslander, who is a licensed clinical mental health counselor who also lives with arthritis, talks about the benefits of telemental health services and what accessing this type of therapy looks like.

    This is the second of 2 episodes in a COVID-19 Special Edition Series, sponsored by Novartis.

    Visit the Live Yes! With Arthritis Podcast site to read the blog, get show notes and a full transcript: https://arthritis.org/liveyes/podcast

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  • Episode 15: COVID-19 Special Edition: COVID-19 & Arthritis: What We Know Now

    June 9th, 2020  |  21 mins 49 secs
    ankylosing spondylitis, antibody tests, arthritis, axial spondylitis, biologics, coronavirus, covid testing, covid-19, dmards, high risk covid, hydroxychloroquine, immunocompromised, immunosuppressed, infection, infectious disease, osteoarthritis, prednisone, prevention, psoriatic arthritis, research, rheumatic diseases, rheumatoid arthritis, rheumatology, social distancing, steroids, vaccines, washing hands, wearing a mask

    As many people begin returning to work during this pandemic, those living with arthritis may be feeling an increase in anxiety and stress about the risks of contracting COVID-19. In this episode of the Live Yes! With Arthritis Podcast, Dr. Kevin Winthrop, a leading expert in infectious disease and rheumatology, provides an update on what we now know– and still don’t know – about this new coronavirus and its effects on people with arthritis. He shares the latest information about the research, risks, testing and the future of potential vaccines.

    Visit the Live Yes! With Arthritis Podcast site to read the blog, get show notes and a full transcript: https://arthritis.org/liveyes/podcast

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  • Episode 14: Arthritis Pain & Surgery

    June 2nd, 2020  |  Season 2  |  35 mins 20 secs
    arthritis, arthritis pain, degenerative arthritis, degenerative disc disease, finding a surgeon, hip surgery, inflammatory arthritis, joint replacement, knee surgery, orthopedic surgeon, osteoarthritis, pain, postponed surgery, psoriatic arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, spine surgery, surgery, treatment options, wrist surgery

    In your journey of living with arthritis, your pain may get to a point when surgery becomes one of your treatment options to decrease pain, especially for those living with a degenerative form of arthritis like osteoarthritis. Weighing your options can be difficult and cause much anxiety. In this episode of the Live Yes! With Arthritis Podcast, orthopedic surgeon Dr. Alan Beyer, MD, discusses Arthritis Pain and Surgery, providing all the details you need to guide you.
    Visit the Live Yes! With Arthritis Podcast site to read the blog, get show notes and a full transcript: https://arthritis.org/liveyes/podcast

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  • Episode 13: Connecting & Staying Active Virtually

    May 12th, 2020  |  Season 2  |  38 mins 30 secs
    ankylosing spondylitis, anxiety, arthritis, chair yoga, community, connect group, connections, degenerative disc disease, depression, fibromyalgia, lupus, osteoarthritis, pandemic, physical activity, physical distancing, rheumatoid arthritis, social distancing, staying active, support group, virtual connections, virtual physical activity, walking, yoga

    The environment we are living in today with physical distancing can make you feel disconnected from your loved ones and community. It can make the feelings of isolation from living with arthritis even more of a struggle. In this episode, you’ll hear some words of wisdom from two amazing volunteers who live with arthritis and are doing their part to support their arthritis communities. Cindy Senk and Helen King share their tips for staying active and connected – virtually.

    Visit the Live Yes! With Arthritis Podcast site to read the blog, get show notes and a full transcript: https://arthritis.org/liveyes/podcast

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  • Episode 12: The Many Benefits of Walking

    April 28th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  38 mins 45 secs
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    Staying active is important for managing arthritis, but it can be difficult for some people to do, especially when they’re in a lot of pain. Walking is a good way to ease into adding physical activity to your routine. Dr. Leigh Callahan talks about the many benefits of walking, from managing the pain of arthritis to improving your physical and mental health. She shares strategies for taking the first step by using the Walk With Ease program.

    Visit the Live Yes! With Arthritis Podcast site to read the blog, get show notes and a full transcript: https://arthritis.org/liveyes/podcast
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  • Episode 11: Special Edition: Survive & Thrive With Gronk and Matt

    April 17th, 2020  |  43 mins 35 secs
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    For people living with arthritis, the impact of the COVID-19 crisis can amplify feelings of anxiety, depression and isolation. As we are forced to physically distance from the world around us and stay home, it can be challenging to find a new routine or strategies to stay healthy. In this episode, special guests, three-time football champion Rob Gronkowski (aka “Gronk”) and TV personality Matt Iseman get up close and personal to share what they’re doing to Survive and Thrive: Together in Isolation.

    Visit the Live Yes! With Arthritis Podcast site to read the blog, get show notes and a full transcript: https://arthritis.org/liveyes/podcast

  • Episode 10: Arthritis Medical Myth Busters

    April 13th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  30 mins 36 secs

    There are many misconceptions about arthritis and if you live with it, certainly you’ve heard it all. Whether you have arthritis, gout or psoriatic arthritis, long-time rheumatologist Andrew Laster, MD, debunks some of the most common myths and misconceptions about arthritis to decipher fact from fiction. Tune in to this episode to gain a better understanding of your arthritis to help better manage your symptoms.

    Visit the Live Yes! With Arthritis Podcast site to read the host blogs, get show notes and a full transcript: https://arthritis.org/liveyes/podcast