Live Yes! with Arthritis

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

20 episodes of Live Yes! with Arthritis since the first episode, which aired on November 6th, 2019.

  • 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
    arthritis, benefits of walking, difficulty walking, exercise for arthritis, joint pain, lupus, managing pain, mental health, osteoarthritis, pain, physical activity, physical health, rheumatoid arthritis, routine, tips for walking, walk with ease, walking

    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
    anxiety, arthritis, arthritis foundation, cbdmedic, celebrity challenges, challenges, coronavirus, covid-19, depression, event, facebook live, gronk, isolation, juvenile arthritis, matt iseman, mental health, rheumatoid arthritis, rob gronkowski, survive, thrive, together

    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

  • Episode 9: Wellness in Challenging Times

    April 6th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  43 mins 52 secs
    anxiety, arthritis, chronic illness, connect, coping, depression, juvenile arthritis, lupus, mental health, research, rheumatic diseases, rheumatoid arthritis, social worker, support group, therapy, transitions, wellness in challenging times

    When you live with a chronic illness like arthritis, you’ve had to endure many different losses. So how do you cope with it all? Collectively, the world around us is going through the loss of what we used to know and the fear of the unknown. This journey is one those with arthritis experience daily. Social worker, researcher, Arthritis Warrior and Arthritis Advocate Courtney Wells shares her personal journey — and helps identify the important steps to take to ensure we’re mentally and emotionally well during these challenging times.

    Visit the Live Yes! With Arthritis Podcast site to get show notes: https://arthritis.org/liveyes/podcast Read Courtney's blog with more information and suggestions for books and other podcasts here: http://blog.arthritis.org/living-with-arthritis/wellness-in-challenging-times/

  • Episode 8: Stay Home Ergonomically

    March 31st, 2020  |  Season 1  |  30 mins 19 secs
    adapting work space, arthritis, ease of use, ergonomics, home schooling, joint protection, juvenile arthritis, laptop, occupational therapy, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, stay home, working from home

    It’s a whole new world out there right now, always changing and adding more stress to our lives, not to mention possibly increased stress on our joints. Between working and educating from home, as well as managing it all, what can you do to prevent pain and inflammation of your joints? Ergonomics specialist and occupational therapist Nikki Weiner has suggestions to help you work from home ergonomically —while keeping your joint health in mind.

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

  • Episode 7: Coronavirus & Arthritis

    March 14th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  35 mins 56 secs
    arthritis, autoimmune disease, biologics, coronavirus, covid-19, high risk, immunosuppressed, increased risk for infection, infections, lupus, methotrexate, osteoarthritis, prednisone, psoriatic arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis

    The public health crisis surrounding the coronavirus – COVID-19 – has everyone concerned and anxious, especially those living with a chronic condition like arthritis. This special edition episode (recorded March 12, 2020) features Dr. Michael George, a rheumatologist and epidemiologist at the University of Pennsylvania, who studies infections in patients with autoimmune disease. He helps answer questions for people living with arthritis, especially those who are immune suppressed or have an autoimmune condition, based on what is known today.

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

  • Episode 6: Reframing Pain

    March 3rd, 2020  |  Season 1  |  25 mins 57 secs
    ankylosing spondylitis, arthritis, chronic pain, fibromyalgia, joint pain, living with chronic pain, managing pain, osteoarthritis, pain, pain psychologist, pain rehab, psoriatic arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis

    Living with arthritis can mean living with chronic pain for so many. What’s the best way to cope with pain? On this episode, Dr. Wesley Gilliam, PhD, LP, director of Mayo Clinic’s Pain Rehabilitation Center, discusses the brain-pain connection and offers suggestions for managing pain.

  • Episode 5: Relationships

    February 18th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  23 mins 39 secs
    arthritis, care, health, love, relationships, self-worth

    Psychotherapist Katie Willard Virant talks to Rebecca and Julie about the importance of recognizing and asserting your own self-worth, which can help you navigate relationships with others, who may also be affected by your arthritis. She also discusses how to talk to children when one parent gets sick and the family dynamic changes.

  • Episode 4: Physical Activity

    January 28th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  22 mins 23 secs
    exercise, physical activity

    Exercise and arthritis? Learn healthy, safe strategies to increase your fitness and wellness.