You Are Here: Home > Managing Arthritis with Physical Activity and Assistive Devices

Arthritis Talks:
Managing Arthritis with Physical Activity and Assistive Devices

Explore

Managing Arthritis with Physical Activity and Assistive Devices

A webinar focused on tools and strategies to keep you moving and make living with arthritis easier.

Date: Thursday, January 21  •  Time: 6 p.m. ET  •  Location: Online webinar

Limited capacity webinar. Register now and reserve your spot.

Register Now

Sectional divder

About


Join Professor Linda Li and Occupational Therapist Ava Rudachyk in an Arthritis Talks webinar focused on:

  • the importance of physical activity for people living with arthritis,
  • how assistive devices can help protect your joints and improve the quality of your physical activity, and
  • how activity tracking devices and apps can help you manage your arthritis.

Register Now

photo of a woman doing yoga and a man walking with sticks

Have your questions answered...

Don’t miss this opportunity to ask Dr. Li and Ava Rudachyk your questions. We encourage you to email your questions to us in advance at arthritistalks@arthritis.ca.



photo of a couple holding and walking, the man is using a walker and another couple actively walking

What participants say about Arthritis Talks...

★  1  ★ Thank you for another TOP NOTCH session. You are really showing the value of the Arthritis Society.
★  2  ★ I found this webinar presentation VERY informative & am so glad to be able to watch & hear the Rheumatologists. thank you so much!
★  3  ★ I thought the session was excellent and very professional. I am really impressed with the Arthritis Society, their information and both webinars I have attended...as well as the website which I refer to often and recommend to others.

Register Now

Sectional divder

Speakers


Dr. Linda Li

Linda LiDr. Linda Li is Professor and Harold Robinson/Arthritis Society Chair at the Department of Physical Therapy at the University of British Columbia, and Senior Scientist at Arthritis Research Canada. She holds a Canada Research Chair in Patient-oriented Knowledge Translation. Dr. Li’s research centres on improving care for people with arthritis and empowering patient self-care, including the integration of online, mobile and wearable tools in health care. Examples include the use of interactive decision aids for improving communication between patients and health professionals, and the use of wearables and apps to promote physical activity in people with chronic bone and joint diseases. Dr. Li’s work in knowledge translation and implementation science has led to a new line of studies on the benefits of engaging patients and the public in the research process. Her work has been recognized by a Distinguished Scholar Award from the Association of Rheumatology Professionals (a division of American College of Rheumatology).

Ava Rudachyk

Ava RudachykAva Rudachyk is an Occupational Therapist (OT) working in the Primary Therapist role for AREP in both Peel Region and the Toronto area. She has been with the Arthritis Society for five years. She encountered her first clients with arthritis while working as an OT in pediatrics in Thunder Bay and later with older adults while working in home care. She is especially passionate about splinting and designing splints that work for each individual. She continues to expand and develop this expertise in her current roles with the Arthritis Society and as a volunteer through the DesignAbility program with March of Dimes.

Sectional divder

Sponsors


We thank the following for their support of this Arthritis Talks webinar.

Logo of sponsors: Novartis, United Way, British Columbia

Sectional divder

Contact


You can email or call us if you have questions.