Past Webinars

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Building an Exercise Program for Arthritis

An exercise physiologist, personal trainer and physical therapist discuss the best ways to get started with an arthritis-friendly exercise program. Learn about the best exercises for arthritis for pain relief and disease managment, including learning about available programs to join or how to craft the right plan for you. 

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Sleep Solutions for Pain

Increased pain can cause poor sleep and vice versa. But there are ways to reclaim your power get a better night’s rest. Experts in OT, PT, and pain management discuss solutions on how to quiet nighttime pain to get better sleep.

This webinar is brought to you with support from AbbVie, Janssen, J&J, and Bristol-Myers Squibb. 

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Taming Inflammation With Culinary Medicine

There is no one “right” way to eat for arthritis. But the right foods prepared correctly can help you manage symptoms. In this webinar, two renowned experts will discuss how culinary medicine, which blends the art of cooking and nutrition science, can help dial down arthritis-related inflammation. 

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Arthritis Resolutions: Simple Changes, Big Results

Healthy habits are key for managing arthritis, but sticking to wellness resolutions can be challenging. In fact, nearly 80% of people who make resolutions abandon them by February. In this webinar, a rheumatologist, life coach and habit expert offers solutions to help you to reset your health with arthritis. 

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Biosimilars: What You Need to Know

As patents for brand-name reference biologics expire, access to their biosimilars, equally effective biologic drugs for inflammatory arthritis, will expand. In this webinar, learn what this means for you and how it may affect your treatment plan. 

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We would like to thank the Amgen for their support of our biosimilar education resources.

 


Navigating Insurance Plans for Arthritis

Learn about common insurance plans, important terms and concepts, tips on choosing the right plan for you, ways to maximize your current plan for your needs, how to plan ahead for health care costs and more. 

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Arthritis and the Hispanic Community: Powerful Solutions for Better Care

Hispanic Americans are more likely to experience severe pain and less likely to receive good treatment. Learn about the most common types of arthritis that affect the Hispanic community, as well how to advocate for yourself at the doctor's office and build a treatment plan that's right for you. 

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Protecting Joints and Preventing Injury

Joint pain, stiffness and swelling can make physical activity and even basic movement difficult and hazardous. Learn ways to strengthen joints, enhance mobility, reduce pain, prevent injury and keep joints protected during daily movement and exercise. Plus, find out about assistive devices to make movement easier.

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Arthritis and the Military: Getting the Best Possible Care

A panel, including veterans and experts in rheumatology, complementary and physical therapy, offers solutions to various care challenges for active military service members and veterans. Learn how to navigate health care access, treatment plans, pain relief options and more.

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Living Made Easier: Arthritis Kitchen Hacks

Joint pain, swelling and stiffness can make preparing healthy meals difficult and fast food and processed foods even more attractive. Occupational therapists and patients provide tips and tricks to make meal prep, cooking and clean-up easier and less painful, including assistive devices to use in the kitchen, product recommendations and more.

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JA and School: Advocating for Your Child

Disease invisibility can make it difficult for kids with JA to get the care and attention they need to succeed in school. Learn how to maximize your child’s educational experience, including navigating challenges with creating and executing educational rights plans. Also, find out ways to ensure a healthy in-person learning environment. 

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Gut Instincts: The Microbiome-Arthritis Connection Webinar

Gut health can play an enormous role in arthritis symptoms, including inflammation, mental health, and more. Learn about the gut microbiome, how it can impact overall health, and possible triggers for poor gut health (certain meds, poor diet, uncontrolled disease, and stress). Plus, get tips for promoting gut health, including the ITIS diet for arthritis.

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JA and Emotional Health: Navigating the Middle School Years 

Get advice on how to help your child cope with coming-of-age challenges with JA, including  how to spot symptoms of depression and anxiety and potential solutions. Also, get communication tips to better support your child's needs, learn how to vet a mental health professional, and get self-care advice so you can better care for your child. 

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Arthritis and African Americans: Powerful Solutions for Better Care

An expert panel discusses the most common types of arthritis that impact Black Americans, as well as how to find quality health care professionals, get the right diagnosis, advocacy tips, pain management strategies and more. In partnership with Baylor Scott & White Health, Howard University and MedStar Health.

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Living Made Easier: Arthritis Hacks for At-Home

Arthritis can make even the simplest tasks difficult. Occupational therapists provide tips and tricks for protecting joints, easing pain, and making daily activities around the home easier. These include, but are not limited to, household chores, gardening, grooming and dressing, getting around the bedroom, bathroom, and more. 

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Live Yes! RA

Get advice from a rheumatologist and learn ways to help you live your best life with rheumatoid arthritis. learn how to track symptoms, set realistic goals and communicate with your health care provider for the best care possible.  

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Find Your Balance: How to Prioritize Emotional Health

Your emotional health affects every aspect of your life with arthritis – pain, sleep problems, relationships, body image, work and coping ability.  An expert panel discusses ways to identify emotional wellbeing obstacles and shares mind-body therapies that can help restore balance. Plus, learn about an interactive way to build a personal emotional wellbeing plan.

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Chinese Nutritional Therapy for Arthritis

An integrative medicine and chronic pain expert will outline principles of Chinese Nutrition and how to apply them to your daily life for better disease management. Learn which foods, herbs and beverages to eat and avoid, as well as have time to ask questions at the end of the presentation.

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Touch Therapies for Pain Management

Experts in massage, integrative touch therapies (acupuncture, biofeedback, etc.), and physical therapy discuss the evidence behind popular touch therapies for arthritis, including what to try and what to avoid, for how long and when. 

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Real Talk about JA and Emotional Health: Balance and Boundaries

Whether it’s school, work, dating, social life, or just general worries about the future, young adulthood can feel overwhelming and constantly changing. Learn the importance of emotional balance, self-care and setting boundaries to better navigate life as a young adult living with a chronic illness.

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Understanding Arthritis Fatigue: Causes and Solutions

Arthritis fatigue can be debilitating, but there are things you can do to improve your energy levels and quality of life. Learn about the various causes of arthritis-related fatigue, including how to pinpoint the sources of your own fatigue, and hear about proven strategies that can help. 

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Live Yes! RA Virtual Event

Learn about rheumatoid arthritis, including how to track symptoms, set realistic goals and communicate with your health care provider for better disease managment. Hosted by a patient moderator and rheumatologist. 

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All About Fats: The Good, the Bad, and the In-Between for Arthritis

What's the true role of fat in an anti-inflammatory diet? Learn the basics about fat, including which kinds to eat and which to avoid, how much and how often, and how to make simple swaps without sacrificing taste.

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East-West Medicine: Body Treatments for Pain Management

Learn key features of integrative and Chinese medicine and how to merge them into your healthcare routine to help manage joint pain. Also, learn the importance of keeping soft tissue around the joints healthy and how acupuncture and acupressure can help alleviate joint symptoms.

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Fitness Solutions: Balance, Flexibility and Therapeutic Exercises for Arthritis

Balance and flexibility are often overlooked, but important types of exercise for people with arthritis. Learn how to incorporate the benefits of functional movement, yoga, tai chi and qigong into your fitness routine and get advice on modifications, equipment, classes and more. 

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Lower Body Joint Pain Solutions

A panel of health care professionals representing pain management, physical therapy, occupational therapy and adult and pediatric orthopedics discuss pain relief solutions for the lower body joints, including the spine/low back, hips, knees, feet. 

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COVID and Arthritis Roundtable

Adult and pediatric rheumatologists answer  questions about all things COVID: including variants and infection risk, outcomes, vaccine efficacy and response, medication timing, travel, social events, mask wearing and physical distancing behaviors and more. Moderated by NBC News Medical Contributor, Dr. Natalie Azar.

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The Role of Diet in Gout Management

Diet choices can impact on gout management, but what’s the true effect of nutrition choices on flares and disease progression? Gout and nutrition experts discuss how to manage gout and prevent attacks as well as the best nutrition choices to keep uric acid levels low and improve overall health. 

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All About Carbs, Low-Carb Diets and Arthritis

A registered dietitian discusses the role carbs play in an anti-inflammatory diet, including which carbs are best, how much and how often you should eat carbs, which type of low-carb diets are harmful or helpful and the facts about ditching gluten for arthritis.  

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FB LIVE/Men in Chronic Pain: Overcoming Stigma, Finding Solutions

A diverse panel of patients and physicians candidly discuss the physical, mental and emotional effects of arthritis and how to overcome stigmas like "toughing out pain" when it comes to fatherhood, relationships, career and more.

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Supplements, Herbs and Oils for Arthritis Symptoms

Get the latest evidence on supplements, herbs and oils that may help to ease pain and promote wellbeing. Get tips and strategies for choosing quality products and how to safely incorporate supplements in your arthritis management routine.

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Fitness Solutions: Cardio/Aerobics for Arthritis


Fitness experts from the Amercian Council on Exercise (ACE) and the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) answer questions about how to safely participate in aerobic exercise without harming painful joints, as well as give tips on how to get started and/or how to keep up with your favorite activities. 

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Sleep and Fatigue Strategies for Arthritis

Pain management and sleep experts provide tips to address key factors that affect the pain/sleep/fatigue experience: stress management, sleep hygiene and sleep disorders, body position, supplements, sleep aids, relaxation techniques and more. 

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Joint Pain Solutions: Above the Waist

A panel of health care professionals representing pain management, physical therapy, occupational therapy and orthopedics as they discuss pain relief solutions for the upper body joints (neck, shoulders, elbows, wrists, hands). 

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Women in Pain: Tackling Challenges, Taking Control

A diverse panel of female physicians representing inflammatory arthritis, osteoarthritis, fibromyalgia and psychology discuss unique pain challenges for women with arthritis. Get tips and strategies for taking control as you navigate emotional and mental well-being, motherhood/ family dynamics, doctor/patient communication, health care disparities and work/life balance. Led by NBC News Medical Contributor, Natalie Azar, MD. 

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Plant-Based Diets for Arthritis: Small Changes, Big Impact

Get tips from a registered dietitian on how to ease into a plant-based diet to help dial down inflammation and promote overall health. You'll also learn how small changes can make a big difference, including simple meal planning tips and how to use meatless substitutions without sacrificing taste and nutritional value.

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Medical Cannabis: Science, Safety and Shared Decision-Making

Hear the latest evidence on the effectiveness of medical cannabis for chronic pain, explore safety and medical issues related to cannabis use and get tips for having effective doctor/patient communication about this pain management option. Discussion led by expert cannabis researchers and rheumatologists. 

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Mindful Living for Arthritis

In this webinar, leading integrative health experts from the USC Center for Mindfulness Science discuss practical ways to incorporate mindful living for stress, anxiety and pain relief. Additionally, they discuss mindfulness strategies to help create healthier habits, promote overall wellness and develop a sense of control.  

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Arthritis Pain Relief Strategies

Learn more about various pain management strategies for arthritis, including scientifically backed methods to try and which ones to possibly avoid. This webinar also explores how recommendations for and against pain strategies are developed, how different therapies are rated for specific joints and the evidence on more controversial therapies. 

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