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Join the conversation about ways to live your best life with arthritis. The Arthritis Foundation’s podcast tackles all kinds of topics and aims to help patients and caregivers turn the obstacles arthritis causes into opportunities to say Yes. • Discusses smart solutions to the challenges people with arthritis face, offering tips that really work and can help you change your life • Features experts who talk about topics that matter to you, like eating right, being physically active, pain management techniques and more • Invites you to learn and laugh together with a community that gets what you’re going through and really cares Tell us what you think about the podcast, share tips you’ve learned that may help others or suggest topics for future episodes. Email us at podcast@arthritis.org.

Join the conversation about ways to live your best life with arthritis. The Arthritis Foundation’s podcast tackles all kinds of topics and aims to help patients and caregivers turn the obstacles arthritis causes into opportunities to say Yes. • Discusses smart solutions to the challenges people with arthritis face, offering tips that really work and can help you change your life • Features experts who talk about topics that matter to you, like eating right, being physically active, pain management techniques and more • Invites you to learn and laugh together with a community that gets what you’re going through and really cares Tell us what you think about the podcast, share tips you’ve learned that may help others or suggest topics for future episodes. Email us at podcast@arthritis.org.

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United States

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Join the conversation about ways to live your best life with arthritis. The Arthritis Foundation’s podcast tackles all kinds of topics and aims to help patients and caregivers turn the obstacles arthritis causes into opportunities to say Yes. • Discusses smart solutions to the challenges people with arthritis face, offering tips that really work and can help you change your life • Features experts who talk about topics that matter to you, like eating right, being physically active, pain management techniques and more • Invites you to learn and laugh together with a community that gets what you’re going through and really cares Tell us what you think about the podcast, share tips you’ve learned that may help others or suggest topics for future episodes. Email us at podcast@arthritis.org.

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English

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Episodes

Episode 62: Real Talk: Tips for Better Doctor-Patient Communication

8/9/2022
The average doctor’s appointment is just 18 minutes, so effective communication is key to getting the care you need. Learn how to navigate common doctor-patient communication obstacles, including what both parties can do differently and better to improve care. Also, get tips on how bring up difficult topics with your doctor, like medication concerns and alternative therapies. Visit the Live Yes! With Arthritis Podcast site to read the blog, get show notes and a full transcript:...

Duration:00:24:48

Episode 61: Arthritis Pain & Surgery

7/26/2022
This episode was originally released on June 2, 2020. 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...

Duration:00:36:02

Episode 60: Microbiome, Gut Health & Arthritis

7/12/2022
This episode was originally released on January 19, 2021. Microbiome, microbes, microorganisms – these terms may be confusing, but the types of bacteria living in and on our bodies can impact arthritis. Learn what helps or harms the microbiome and the health of your gut and discover dietary changes that can make a difference. 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 We want to hear from...

Duration:00:39:54

Newly Diagnosed: Control the Physical Toll

6/21/2022
While joint pain and inflammation are the hallmark symptoms of arthritis, the physical toll it takes on your body can vary. Depending on what type of arthritis you have, and whether it’s an autoimmune inflammatory condition, the physical symptoms can affect many parts of your body — beyond your joints — including your skin and eyes or your heart and kidneys. Learn more in this episode of the Newly Diagnosed With Arthritis series of the Live Yes! With Arthritis Podcast. Visit the Live Yes!...

Duration:00:30:31

Newly Diagnosed: Control the Emotional Toll

6/21/2022
Grief, anger, anxiety and stress often come with an arthritis diagnosis, and they may continue to come and go. Listen to a rheumatologist/researcher discuss the link between chronic pain and emotions, how they influence each other and strategies to deal with it. Visit the Live Yes! With Arthritis Podcast site to 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...

Duration:00:28:44

Episode 59: The Many Benefits of Walking

6/7/2022
This episode was originally released on April 28, 2020. 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...

Duration:00:34:09

Episode 58: Grief & Chronic Illness With David Kessler

5/24/2022
Living with a chronic illness like arthritis and its symptoms often means living with grief, too. You may grieve losing the ability to do things you love, the future you had dreamed of, maybe even your identity. Internationally known grief and grieving expert David Kessler joins us to discuss grief and arthritis and offer some ways to cope. Visit the Live Yes! With Arthritis Podcast site to get show notes and a full transcript: https://arthritis.org/liveyes/podcast We want to hear from you....

Duration:00:37:54

Episode 57: Getting Started on the Right Foot

5/10/2022
Feet and/or ankle joints are among the most challenging areas to have arthritis. It can make any activity painful and difficult — and if you’re athletic or very active, you’re at higher risk of developing it. At worst, foot arthritis can be debilitating. The good news is there are more treatment options available today than ever before. Dan Cushman, MD, joins us for this episode to discuss causes and nonsurgical treatments for foot and ankle arthritis, such as corticosteroid shots and...

Duration:00:37:27

Episode 56: Tackling Arthritis Challenges for Patients of Color

5/3/2022
People of color face more challenges when it comes to managing arthritis, including delayed diagnosis, ineffective doctor-patient communication, mistrust and under-treatment of pain. In this episode, Michael L. Parks, MD, associate attending at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) and associate professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery at Weill Cornell College of Medicine, and Ashira D. Blazer, MD, MSCI, assistant attending physician at HSS and assistant professor of medicine at Weil Cornell...

Duration:00:45:03

Episode 55: Managing Pain With Occupational Therapy

4/19/2022
Many people believe that an occupational therapist’s (OT) role is somehow related to helping people with their job occupation. In fact, OTs focus on anything that occupies your time, from dressing to cooking to driving or caring for kids or pets. In this episode, you’ll hear how they also can help you learn to manage your arthritis pain. Visit the Live Yes! With Arthritis Podcast site to get show notes and a full transcript: https://arthritis.org/liveyes/podcast We want to hear from you....

Duration:00:29:10

Episode 54: Fatigue & Sleep Solutions

3/29/2022
Arthritis-related fatigue can signal an oncoming flare, and it can ratchet up pain and depression. Hear an expert discuss causes of fatigue and ways to relieve it and get a good night’s sleep. Visit the Live Yes! With Arthritis Podcast site to 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 by emailing podcast@arthritis.org. Special Guest: Dr. Susan Bartlett.

Duration:00:30:45

Episode 53: Formula for Success

3/8/2022
Setting goals is easy — achieving them is another matter. Health goals are just another part of living well with arthritis, but their importance should not be overlooked. Whether you want to achieve remission, move more, eat better, improve your mood or simply get a good night’s sleep, identifying the obstacles and learning how to avoid self-sabotage are just a few factors in your formula for success. In this episode, experts share a unique approach to setting and achieving any goal you set....

Duration:00:38:07

Episode 52: COVID Two Years Later

2/22/2022
Learn what is now known about COVID-19 and how it affects the arthritis community, including disease severity and outcomes, vaccine effectiveness, risk factors for long COVID, treatments and more. Also, learn what experts predict about the future of the pandemic, including when restrictions can loosen and how the daily living might evolve. 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 We want...

Duration:00:30:11

Episode 51: Sex & Intimacy With Arthritis

2/8/2022
The following podcast episode contains adult content. Listener discretion is advised. Physical intimacy is an important part of romantic relationships – but arthritis pain and fatigue can make it difficult to participate. It’s also a topic many people aren’t comfortable talking about. In this episode, you’ll learn how to improve intimacy, including how to better communicate with your partner about the difficulties around sex, how to foster a healthier relationship with your body to feel more...

Duration:00:42:26

Episode 50: Make Mental Health a Priority

1/25/2022
Your mental health can directly and indirectly impact your physical health and arthritis. Learn why it’s so important — especially now — to prioritize your emotional well-being. 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 We want to hear from you. Tell us what you think about the Live Yes! With Arthritis Podcast. Get started by emailing podcast@arthritis.org. Special Guest: Rachel Aaron, PhD,...

Duration:00:27:42

Newly Diagnosed: Building Your Health Care Team

12/21/2021
There’s no doubt, a new diagnosis of arthritis can feel overwhelming. But take heart — help is at-hand. Tune in to the first episode — in a series of four that explores everything you need to know when you’re newly diagnosed — to hear experts share tips on how to create your health care dream team. 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 We want to hear from you. Tell us what you think...

Duration:00:24:57

Newly Diagnosed: Words of Wisdom

12/21/2021
In this episode, host Rebecca is joined by two others who live with arthritis. The three share their journeys and experiences with arthritis, how they have dealt with social, emotional and physical challenges, and they offer advice for those who are newly diagnosed. 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 We want to hear from you. Tell us what you think about the Live Yes! With Arthritis...

Duration:00:30:09

Episode 49: 2021 Top 3 Takeaways

12/14/2021
As we wrap up 2021, and yet another year of dealing with a pandemic and lots uncertainty, Live Yes! With Arthritis Podcast host, Rebecca Gillett, MA OTR/L, takes a look back at the year’s podcasts and shares some of the highlights from the most popular episodes. 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 We want to hear from you. Tell us what you think about the Live Yes! With Arthritis...

Duration:00:17:38

Episode 48: Self-Compassion & Chronic Pain

11/30/2021
Self-compassion is the act of showing kindness to oneself in times of suffering. In this episode, a trained medical doctor and mindfulness practitioner shares tips on how to use self compassion to help dial down stress, alleviate depression and even alter the pain experience. 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 We want to hear from you. Tell us what you think about the Live Yes! With...

Duration:00:53:04

Episode 47: 2021 Arthritis Research Highlights

11/16/2021
Learn about new research and insights that may lead to better treatments and access to health care for people living with arthritis and related conditions. This episode features some highlights from the American College of Rheumatology’s annual scientific meeting — a six-day conference that draws professionals in rheumatology worldwide to learn about and discuss the latest research. Topics this year include the impact of COVID-19 on people with rheumatic conditions, benefits and warnings...

Duration:00:32:57