33 episodes

Adventuring with Osteoarthritis is a podcast meant to inspire, motivate, and encourage you seek out adventure despite having painful joints. Gone are the days of doom, gloom and old school myths, instead, you'll hear from experts and real people with osteoarthritis as they share insight on how to successfully live an active life with many different treatment options (surgery isn't the only one!).Dr. Alyssa Kuhn is a physical therapist and specializes in helping those with hip and knee osteoarthritis. Follow her on Youtube at "Alyssa, Arthritis Adventure".

Adventuring with Osteoarthritis Dr. Alyssa Kuhn

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.9 • 16 Ratings

Adventuring with Osteoarthritis is a podcast meant to inspire, motivate, and encourage you seek out adventure despite having painful joints. Gone are the days of doom, gloom and old school myths, instead, you'll hear from experts and real people with osteoarthritis as they share insight on how to successfully live an active life with many different treatment options (surgery isn't the only one!).Dr. Alyssa Kuhn is a physical therapist and specializes in helping those with hip and knee osteoarthritis. Follow her on Youtube at "Alyssa, Arthritis Adventure".

    Benefits of intermittent fasting and osteoarthritis with Cynthia Thurlow, NP

    Benefits of intermittent fasting and osteoarthritis with Cynthia Thurlow, NP

    Cynthia Thurlow is a nurse practitioner, CEO and founder of the Everyday Wellness Project, and international speaker, with over 9.6 million views for her second TEDx talk "Intermittent Fasting: Transformational Technique". With over 20 years experience in health and wellness, Cynthia is a globally recognized expert in intermittent fasting and nutritional health. She is passionate about helping women find wellness through the healing power of nutrition and fasting


    Follow Cynthia on instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/cynthia_thurlow_/ 
    Find her book here: https://cynthiathurlow.com/book/


    In this episode we discuss:
    What is intermittent fasting? What are the researched benefits of it? How does intermittent fasting work?What are some considerations before starting fasting? What are the biggest myths surrounding intermittent fasting?How intermittent fasting can help with osteoarthritis and inflammation managementConsiderations for intermittent fasting and exercise//Adventuring with Osteoarthritis Resources:
    Kicking off your Own Arthritis Adventure:
    If you are ready to begin your own journey to overcoming osteoarthritis, you've come to the right place!
    Join my online course, The Arthritis Adventure Blueprint, which gives you a step by step plan on how to make your active lifestyle possible again without being limited by joint pain.
    Learn more by clicking here
    I also offer one on one virtual and in person (in Utah) coaching services, schedule a free call with me to learn more by going here.
    Free Arthritis Resources:
    Where to Start: Knee Arthritis Guide
    Where to Start: Hip Arthritis Guide
    Follow me on social media: 
    > My website
    > Join my Private Facebook Group
    > Follow me on Instagram
    > Subscribe to my YouTube channel

    • 31 min
    How to Thrive with Rheumatoid Arthritis & How It’s Different from Osteoarthritis with Occupational Therapist, Cheryl Crow

    How to Thrive with Rheumatoid Arthritis & How It’s Different from Osteoarthritis with Occupational Therapist, Cheryl Crow

    Build your Flare up Toolkit free training from Cheryl: https://arthritis.theenthusiasticlife.com/2021/06/30/build-your-flare-up-toolkit-free-training/ 
     
    The Happiness Trap book: https://www.amazon.com/Happiness-Trap-Struggling-Start-Living/dp/1590305841/ref=asc_df_1590305841
     
    List of my favorite Arthritis Products - Affiliate links: https://arthritis.theenthusiasticlife.com/2020/03/17/my-favorite-arthritis-products/
     
    Find Cheryl on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/arthritis_life_cheryl/
     
    Cheryl is an occupational therapist and has rheumatoid arthritis herself. In this episode we discuss the difference between osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis, what are some of the common symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis to watch out for, her own personal diagnosis story, as well as how important movement is for both osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. 
     
    Cheryl created Arthritis Life to help people with arthritis live life to the fullest extent possible. Her vision is a world where every patient feels empowered and equipped to participate in meaningful daily activities with more confidence and less overwhelm.

    //Adventuring with Osteoarthritis Resources:
    Kicking off your Own Arthritis Adventure:
    If you are ready to begin your own journey to overcoming osteoarthritis, you've come to the right place!
    Join my online course, The Arthritis Adventure Blueprint, which gives you a step by step plan on how to make your active lifestyle possible again without being limited by joint pain.
    Learn more by clicking here
    I also offer one on one virtual and in person (in Utah) coaching services, schedule a free call with me to learn more by going here.
    Free Arthritis Resources:
    Where to Start: Knee Arthritis Guide
    Where to Start: Hip Arthritis Guide
    Follow me on social media: 
    > My website
    > Join my Private Facebook Group
    > Follow me on Instagram
    > Subscribe to my YouTube channel

    • 48 min
    Perimenopause, weight loss, joint pain & intuitive eating with Dr. Jenn Salib Huber, RD, ND

    Perimenopause, weight loss, joint pain & intuitive eating with Dr. Jenn Salib Huber, RD, ND

    Find out more about Dr. Jenn Salib Huber here on instagram: https://www.instagram.com/menopause.nutritionist/?hl=en


    Dr. Jenn Salib Huber is a registered dietitian and naturopathic doctor residing in the Netherlands currently but is a Canada native. She helps women find the confidence they deserve in perimenopause and menopause.


    In this episode we dive into: 
    How joint pain fits into menopause and other symptoms to be aware of The biggest myths around weight loss and menopauseWhat is intuitive eating?What is the best approach to “anti inflammatory foods”And MORE! 
    //Adventuring with Osteoarthritis Resources:
    Kicking off your Own Arthritis Adventure:
    If you are ready to begin your own journey to overcoming osteoarthritis, you've come to the right place!
    Join my online course, The Arthritis Adventure Blueprint, which gives you a step by step plan on how to make your active lifestyle possible again without being limited by joint pain.
    Learn more by clicking here
    I also offer one on one virtual and in person (in Utah) coaching services, schedule a free call with me to learn more by going here.
    Free Arthritis Resources:
    Where to Start: Knee Arthritis Guide
    Where to Start: Hip Arthritis Guide
    Follow me on social media: 
    > My website
    > Join my Private Facebook Group
    > Follow me on Instagram
    > Subscribe to my YouTube channel

    • 33 min
    Plantar Fasciitis- How to get rid of it and keep your feet healthy with Dr. Katie Osteen, PT

    Plantar Fasciitis- How to get rid of it and keep your feet healthy with Dr. Katie Osteen, PT

    Find out more about Katie on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/katieosteen_/


    Here is her website: https://www.doctorkatieosteen.com/


    In this episode, Dr. Katie Osteen, PT and I discuss: 
    The risk factors for plantar fasciitisHow you can prevent plantar fasciitis from coming backHow to keep your feet healthy and what tools work best Her favorite exercises for plantar fasciitis 

    Plantar fasciitis can commonly occur with osteoarthritis. It is so important to take care of your feet so you can keep your other joints healthy! Plantar fasciitis can be tricky and it can come back if you aren’t consciously working your feet. Learn tips and tricks here to help you on your arthritis adventure! 

    //Adventuring with Osteoarthritis Resources:
    Kicking off your Own Arthritis Adventure:
    If you are ready to begin your own journey to overcoming osteoarthritis, you've come to the right place!
    Join my online course, The Arthritis Adventure Blueprint, which gives you a step by step plan on how to make your active lifestyle possible again without being limited by joint pain.
    Learn more by clicking here
    I also offer one on one virtual and in person (in Utah) coaching services, schedule a free call with me to learn more by going here.
    Free Arthritis Resources:
    Where to Start: Knee Arthritis Guide
    Where to Start: Hip Arthritis Guide
    Follow me on social media: 
    > My website
    > Join my Private Facebook Group
    > Follow me on Instagram
    > Subscribe to my YouTube channel

    • 24 min
    How to walk faster, how to walk further, and bone spurs with Dr. Alyssa Kuhn

    How to walk faster, how to walk further, and bone spurs with Dr. Alyssa Kuhn

    Listen to the free webclass on How to Adventure With Osteoarthritis: https://www.keeptheadventurealive.com/webclass


    In this LIVE Q&A session that took place on instagram, Dr. Alyssa Kuhn, PT delves into how to walk faster, how to walk longer, and what is necessary to be able to actually enjoy walking longer distances. You’ll also hear about bone spurs, which can be very common with osteoarthritis. Another common question is if this information can apply to those with rheumatoid arthritis too which is addressed as well! 
    //Adventuring with Osteoarthritis Resources:
    Kicking off your Own Arthritis Adventure:
    If you are ready to begin your own journey to overcoming osteoarthritis, you've come to the right place!
    Join my online course, The Arthritis Adventure Blueprint, which gives you a step by step plan on how to make your active lifestyle possible again without being limited by joint pain.
    Learn more by clicking here
    I also offer one on one virtual and in person (in Utah) coaching services, schedule a free call with me to learn more by going here.
    Free Arthritis Resources:
    Where to Start: Knee Arthritis Guide
    Where to Start: Hip Arthritis Guide
    Follow me on social media: 
    > My website
    > Join my Private Facebook Group
    > Follow me on Instagram
    > Subscribe to my YouTube channel

    • 27 min
    Back & neck pain: what you're missing, what your spasms mean, and the biggest myths you may not know about with Dr. Sarah Mcnurlin, PT

    Back & neck pain: what you're missing, what your spasms mean, and the biggest myths you may not know about with Dr. Sarah Mcnurlin, PT

    Follow Sarah on instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dr.sarahmcnurlin.dpt/


    Find out more about Sarah’s practice Pinyon PT if you are local to SLC: https://www.pinyonpt.com/


    In this episode we talked about:
    What are the biggest challenges when dealing with back and neck pain?What do back/neck spasms really mean and what causes them?Can your discs really slip and what a disc herniation means?The best ways to keep a healthy back

    Sarah Mcnurlin earned her doctorate in physical therapy from the University of Utah. Since graduation, Sarah has worked in orthopedic clinics focusing on evaluation and treatment of musculoskeletal injuries and problems. Sarah is certified in the McKenzie Method® of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy® (MDT). She utilizes this evaluation system and integrated skills and the treatment methodology into her treatment sessions. In addition, Sarah is a certified Functional Dry Needling® practitioner through Kineticore.
    //Adventuring with Osteoarthritis Resources:
    Kicking off your Own Arthritis Adventure:
    If you are ready to begin your own journey to overcoming osteoarthritis, you've come to the right place!
    Join my online course, The Arthritis Adventure Blueprint, which gives you a step by step plan on how to make your active lifestyle possible again without being limited by joint pain.
    Learn more by clicking here
    I also offer one on one virtual and in person (in Utah) coaching services, schedule a free call with me to learn more by going here.
    Free Arthritis Resources:
    Where to Start: Knee Arthritis Guide
    Where to Start: Hip Arthritis Guide
    Follow me on social media: 
    > My website
    > Join my Private Facebook Group
    > Follow me on Instagram
    > Subscribe to my YouTube channel

    • 38 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
16 Ratings

16 Ratings

Mbh rules123 ,

♥️ this show! 🙏

52 yo with left hip arthritis. I really connect with this show and just hearing other peoples stories gives me hope. I use a saddle chair when working at the computer. That has been. Game changer for me. Strengthening the core and leg muscles also very helpful for me. Thank you everyone!!

Betty DeLass ,

Powerful Knowledge!!

Dr. Alyssa is incredibly knowledgeable, passionate and is an expert in all things osteoarthritis! She will change your life for the better. Hands down the best!

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