NIDRR-funded RRTC, ENhancing ACTivity and Participation for Persons with Arthritis (ENACT) has released the fourth 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 4: “Bumps in the Road Part 1: Finding the Time for Exercise” 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. Specifically, Podcast 4 addresses the issues “bumps” with finding the time and getting started with an exercise program when living with arthritis.
Each month, ENACT releases a new Active Living with Arthritis Podcast. Future podcasts include:
- Bumps in the Road Part 2: Finding the Place for Exercise
- The Relationship between Inflammation, Arthritis, and Nutrition
- Resources for Employed People with Arthritis and Other Rheumatic Conditions
- When and How to Tell People at Work about your Arthritis or Other Rheumatic Conditions
Initial feedback for the series has been positive but ENACT would like to hear from you! The online feedback survey includes eight short questions that will assist ENACT in developing future podcasts on a variety of useful topics. Please take the time to fill it out!
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 previous Podcasts please visit tinyurl.com/7dc3tdp. For more information on arthritis, and rheumatic conditions please visit www.arthritis.org.