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 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 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

    We want to hear from you. Tell us what you think about the Live Yes! With Arthritis Podcast. Get started here: https://arthritisfoundation.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_ebqublsylCl7BIh