The NIDRR-funded RRTC on ENhancing ACTivity and Participation for Persons with Arthritis (ENACT) has released the ninth podcast in the “Active Living with Arthritis” series. This series provides evidence-based information to assist people living with arthritis and other rheumatic conditions stay active. Information is presented in an enjoyable, conversational format with the hope that people living with arthritis will be encouraged to participate and that clinicians will share this valuable resource with their patients.
Dr. Karen Jacobs, Occupational Therapist and professor in occupational therapy at the University of Boston, hosts Podcast 10: “Embracing Technology: Smartphone Apps for People with Arthritis.” This episode on embracing technology goes over advances in technology, such as smartphones, to create new resources for people with arthritis. Kaitlin Thompson and Amber Steckel, candidates for the Doctor of Physical Therapy degree at Boston University, and Dr. Jacobs introduce listeners to online and on-the-go tools for addressing arthritis barriers. Listen now! Read the transcript of this podcast and review Podcast 10: Key Points and References.
ENACT podcasts are posted on a regular basis. Join ENACT next month for “Doing What you Love: Gardening, Golf, and Tennis when Living with Knee Osteoarthritis” and sign up for email alerts to stay on top of new episodes all season.
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 www.bu.edu/enact/category/active-arthritis-podcasts. For more information on arthritis, and rheumatic conditions please visit www.arthritis.org.