Can't make it to a Doc Talk, no problem. We'll come to you! Arthritis Foundation Mid Atlantic Region is proud to present our new Digital Speaker Series.

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Arthritis 101
Senior VP of Health and Wellness, Nick Turkas, walks you through types of arthritis, activities to help manage arthritis, and how the Arthritis Foundation can help you!
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How can I make my knee stop hurting?
In this hour-long doc talk given by Dr. Robert Snyder from Orthopaedic and Spine Center, you will learn about how your knees work, why they might hurt, and lifelong options for reducing knee-pain, including a sneak peek into an actual knee surgery.  Recorded in Newport News, Virginia on March 20, 2012
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Arthritis and the Affect of Arthritis on Caregivers
Nick Turkas, Senior VP of Health and Wellness and Trasey Powell, Physical Therapist, walk you through the impact that arthritis can have on Caregivers and health tips for caregivers that may have arthritis.
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Science Rheum-A Glimpse into the Research
Listen in and follow along with the slides below to Dr. Farshid Guilak talk about his research in new horizons for Osteoarthritis Research and Therapy.  Dr. Guilak is Laszlo Ormandy Professor and Vice Chair of the Departments of Orthopaedic Surgery and Biomedical Engineering at Duke University Medical Center.
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Chiropractic Therapies and Arthritis
Join Dr. Cassandra McFarland who is a chiropractor and registered nutritionist in Rockville, Maryland. We have a few videos lined up with Dr. McFarland and the first one is about how chiropractic therapies may help soothe your arthritis.
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Massage Envy talk Massage and Arthritis
Alex Stone from the Arthritis Foundation had the opportunity to sit down with Massage Envy and chat about the benefits of massage, who's behind Massage Envy, and all the great opportunities that Massage Envy has to offer!
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Your Eyes and Arthritis
Join Dr. Mojalla for an informational session on the side effects of arthritis that are associated with your eyes. He talks about ways to treat certain side effects and what you can do to prevent further damage to your eyes.
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Gardening and Arthritis
Join Brenda Frank from the Fairfax County Master Gardeners as she walks you through helpful gardening tips that help to reduce arthritis pain and keep you healthy!
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Making your House Accessible
Arthritis Foundation staff, Nick Turkas and Penny Parker, sit down with Brian Carney from Silver Cross, a company that specializes in durable medical equipment.  They chat about how to make your home safe to prevent falls, make it more accessible, and easier to get around.
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Intro to Arthritis Foundation Aquatics
Michelle Daniels, Physical Therapist, takes you through the benefits of Aquatic Exercise for people with arthritis.  She even goes through some easy exercises that you can do in the pool.
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Coping with the Stress of Chronic Disease
Join Jody Levine, Social Worker, as she talks about ways to handle the stress of coping with a chronic disease and how the body handles it.
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 Intro to Arthritis Foundation Programs for Better Living Exercise Program
Join Heather, an Arthritis Foundation Programs for Better Living Instructor, as she walks you through the basics of how the Programs for Better Living works.  Also try out some of the class moves!
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Making the Decision for Joint Replacement Surgery
Join Penny Parker from the Arthritis Foundation as she interviews Dr. Brian Springer, Orthopaedic Surgeon, as they talk about things to consider when making the decision to have joint replacement surgery.
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How to Prepare for your first Rheumatologist Appointment
Headed to your first rheumatologist appointment?  Dr. McGann provides helpful tips of questions to ask, procedures to expect, and a lot of great tips for having a successful first visit to your rheumatologist!
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Dr. Ciotola Part 1: Arthritis in Your Knee
Join Dr. Ciotola as he does a five part series on arthritis in knees, hips, and shoulders.  He'll talk about the basics of arthritis, treatments, and new technologies on the horizon for joint replacements and treatments.
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Dr. Ciotola Part 2: New Technologies and Treaments for Arthritis in the Knee
Join Dr. Ciotola as he does a five part series on arthritis in knees, hips, and shoulders.  He'll talk about the basics of arthritis, treatments, and new technologies on the horizon for joint replacements and treatments.
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Dr. Ciotola Part 3:  Arthritis in Your Hip
Join Dr. Ciotola as he does a five part series on arthritis in knees, hips, and shoulders.  He'll talk about the basics of arthritis, treatments, and new technologies on the horizon for joint replacements and treatments.
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Dr. Ciotola Part 4:  New Technologies and Treatments for Arthritis in the Hip
Join Dr. Ciotola as he does a five part series on arthritis in knees, hips, and shoulders.  He'll talk about the basics of arthritis, treatments, and new technologies on the horizon for joint replacements and treatments.
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Dr. Ciotola Part 5:  Arthritis in Your Shoulder
Join Dr. Ciotola as he does a five part series on arthritis in knees, hips, and shoulders.  He'll talk about the basics of arthritis, treatments, and new technologies on the horizon for joint replacements and treatments.
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Lifestyle Adjustments for Rheumatoid Arthritis
Meet Arthritis Foundation Volunter, Jennfier Vido, who has adapted her home and her routine to accommodate her rheumatoid arthritis. Watch to learn how she avoids RA fatigue and rheumatoid arthritis pain and takes care of her family at the same time.
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Making it Work-More on Living with Rheumatoid Arthritis
Arthritis Foundation Volunteer Jennifer Vido has rheumatoid arthritis-- she also has a successful writing career and a loving family. Watch this to learn her story and how she controls RA while living a happy and productive life.
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Pregnancy, Parenting, and Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rheumatoid arthritis and pregnancy-- it's a confusing topic. But it is possible to have children with RA-- just ask Arthritis Foundation Volunter, Jennifer Vido. Watch this video to learn about how her 2 pregnancies went and how her family helps her today.
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Osteoporosis:  The Facts
Dr. John Antoniades, Orthopaedic Surgeon at the Orthopaedic & Spine Institute at Saint Agnes Hospital discusses Osteoporosis prevention detection and treatment.  For more information about Dr. Antoniades, click here.
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Inflammatory Arthritis
Join Penny Parker from the Arthritis Foundation as she interviews Dr. Diane George, Rheumatologist, about inflammatory arthritis.  She'll cover what inflammatory arthritis is and how to treat it.
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Hip Replacement Prevention and Options
Join Ki'Yonna Brown from the Arthritis Foundation as she chats with Dr. Hull about the structure of the hip, how arthritis affects that hip joint, and hip replacements.
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Let's Talk Arthritis and Acupuncture
Check out Claudia Olson, L.Ac., M.Ac. of Sunrise Acupuncture give us an overview of Acupuncture. Will it work for you?
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Dr. Ray Haroun: Cervical Spine Disease Part 1
Director of Spine Surgery at Saint Agnes Hospital talks neck pain in this 2-part series.
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Dr. Ray Haroun: Cervical Spine Disease Part 2
Part 2 of Dr. Ray Haroun's talk on neck pain. 
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Preparartion for Hip Surgery
Dr. Sam Sydney -- Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery at Saint Agnes Hospital and Orthopaedic Surgeon at Orthopaedic Associates of Central Maryland discusses how to prepare for Hip Surgey.
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Anterior Hip Surgery
Get an overview on anterior hip surgery and tips on a healthy recovery by Dr. Sam Sydney, Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery at Saint Agnes Hospital and Orthopaedic Surgeon at Orthopaedic Associates of Central Maryland.
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Science Rheum- Lupus Research
Arthritis Foundation's Senior Vice President of Health and Wellness, Nick Turkas, interviewed Dr. Jim Oates, Medical University of South Carolina, as he talked Lupus Research: Vitamin D repletion to improve endothelial function in lupus.
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