NIDRR-funded RRTC, ENhancing ACTivity and Participation for Persons with Arthritis (ENACT) has released the second podcast in the “Active Living with Arthritis” series. The series provides evidence-based information to assist people living with arthritis and other rheumatic conditions stay active. This information is presented in an enjoyable, conversational format with the hope that people living with arthritis will find this information useful and that clinicians will share this valuable resource with their patients.
In Podcast 2: “Ready to Move with Arthritis: Things to Know Before You Lace Up Your Sneakers” Boston University Doctor of Physical Therapy student, Sara Crandall, and Sargent faculty member, Dr. Karen Jacobs, discuss subjects for people with arthritis to consider when beginning an exercise program. Topics include: (1) What to discuss with your doctor or physical therapist, (2) What to look for in a good exercise shoe, and (3) How to pace yourself when starting down the path of becoming more physically active. Listen now!
Initial feedback for the series has been positive. Each month, ENACT will release a new Active Living with Arthritis Podcast. Future podcasts include:
- Guidelines Guidance: What to Do, How Much to Do, and How Hard to Work When Exercising with Arthritis
- Bumps in the Road Part 1: Finding the Time for Exercise
- Bumps in the Road Part 2: Finding the Place for Exercise
For more information on ENACT at Boston University please visit www.bu.edu/enact. To Listen to ENACT Director, Dr. Julie Keysor’s introduction to the Living Podcast series and to listen to Podcast 1 please visit tinyurl.com/7dc3tdp. For more information on arthritis, and rheumatic conditions please visit www.arthritis.org.