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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 osteoarthritis. Follow her on Youtube at "Alyssa, Arthritis Adventure".

Adventuring with Osteoarthritis Dr. Alyssa Kuhn, PT

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.9 • 36 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 osteoarthritis. Follow her on Youtube at "Alyssa, Arthritis Adventure".

    4 BEST foods for arthritis relief and ONE thing to AVOID!

    4 BEST foods for arthritis relief and ONE thing to AVOID!

    Food can have incredible anti-inflammatory effects! Eating the right foods can contribute to reduced arthritis pain, reduced stiffness and can help to preserve the joint, preventing progression of osteoarthritis. Including certain foods into your osteoarthritis diet can make you feel so much better and give you more freedom to move.In this video, join Dr. Alyssa Kuhn, physical therapist and osteoarthritis as she explains which foods can be beneficial in reducing inflammation and helping ...

    • 10 min
    SIMPLE Ways to Prevent Osteoarthritis from Progressing

    SIMPLE Ways to Prevent Osteoarthritis from Progressing

    It is possible to prevent the spread and progression of osteoarthritis ✅In order to do so, it's important to make sure you understand what osteoarthritis is and what is actually going on inside of your joints...as many people are led astray. Osteoarthritis is not solely a "wear and tear" condition and this is good news because it means relief is possible. Research has uncovered that inflammation is one of the big drivers in the progression of osteoarthritis. Taking a look at what increas...

    • 16 min
    One thing you MUST know with arthritis in ANY joint...

    One thing you MUST know with arthritis in ANY joint...

    Your entire body is connected. The way each joint moves and how strong each is matters. One of the biggest mistakes I see people making as a physical therapist is only focusing on the painful joint. For example, when dealing with knee pain- most people only do localized exercises for the knee- ignoring the rest of the body. In order to be successful in pain relief, strength and mobility- you have to focus on the big picture. This episode discusses what you need to know and how to get started....

    • 18 min
    Is Cycling Recommended for Those with Knee Osteoarthritis? What you NEED to know with Dr. Alyssa Kuhn, PT

    Is Cycling Recommended for Those with Knee Osteoarthritis? What you NEED to know with Dr. Alyssa Kuhn, PT

    Surprisingly enough, cycling may not be as effective as you think. But when you look at the reasoning, it begins to make sense...I recently came across a research article titled: "Stationary cycling exercise for knee osteoarthritis: A systematic review and meta-analysis" that looked into if cycling is effective at reducing certain symptoms for those with knee osteoarthritis. It turns out, it can be helpful for pain but not so much for long term stiffness and mobility. In this episode I'l...

    • 14 min
    Unlocking the Doors to an Adventurous Life with Arthritis

    Unlocking the Doors to an Adventurous Life with Arthritis

    In this episode of "Adventuring with Osteoarthritis," Dr. Alyssa Kuhn, a physical therapist and osteoarthritis specialist, shares five crucial things that everyone should know about arthritis. Despite living with arthritis, it is still possible to lead a life filled with adventure and joy. Dr. Kuhn emphasizes that pain is not always an indication of negative joint changes and explores the importance of understanding the messages your body is sending. She also debunks the belief that surg...

    • 11 min
    Runner with difficulty walking after diagnosis of bone on bone knee OA to 15,000 steps in Scotland- Laura's story

    Runner with difficulty walking after diagnosis of bone on bone knee OA to 15,000 steps in Scotland- Laura's story

    Laura is a member of the signature membership, Adventurers for Life. She was a runner who started to develop knee pain which turned out to be severe osteoarthritis. She took up walking but then started to notice pain in the other knee, which was later diagnosed as bone on bone. Fast forward to today where she returned from a trip to Scotland a few months ago with this win: "My win is when I traveled to Scotland in July, I was able to walk at least 15,000 steps a day. I was walking on cobblest...

    • 16 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
36 Ratings

36 Ratings

u need to update ,

5 remedies

Isometric exercise and massage are expensive options for people who are limited financially.

midwestBlue ,

5.16.23

Just told a week or so ago had an x-ray of my hip/pelvic area and was told i have severe osteoarthritis. I had the x-ray because i do have pain. love your podcast. it is just what i needed while i try to figure out my life after that x-ray. thank you

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!!

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