Ask Dr. B Episode 22: Exercising with Arthritis

How to Remain Active Despite Being Diagnosed with Arthritis

By Dr. Erin Boynton, MD, FRCS

Movement is so important for our overall health, so we need to learn what we can do to remain active despite a diagnosis of arthritis.

This presentation starts with a presentation to teach you what arthritis is and the factors that you can control to lessen your symptoms, followed by a few tips and tricks that you can use to keep going.

Previous Episodes:

Ep 18: Sciatica Pain Relief (How to Deal with Acute Lumbar Disc Herniation)

Ep 19: The Shame Game: Dealing with Body Image Issues in Exercise and Life

Ep 20: Return to Play: How to Safely Get Back to Sports After Injury (Part 1)

Ep 21: Return to Play: How to Safely Get Back to Sports After Injury (Part 2)

About the Author

Dr. Erin Boynton, MD, FRCS is an orthopedic surgeon who was the team surgeon for the Toronto Blue Jays for 10 years and has worked with other professional teams and athletes from many different sports. She currently serves as the Chief Medical Director of the Rogers Cup WTA Tennis Tournament and is the ITF Canadian Champion in tennis for her age group (we won't say which group that is!).

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