Episode 10 – Osteoarthritis & Weight Lifting
Getting a diagnosis like osteoarthritis (OA) or being told you have “bone-on-bone” or “wear & tear” perpetuates a sense of fragility and can often leave you feeling hopeless and afraid to exercise or load your body. In this episode, we unpack these phrases, why they’re harmful, and what you should consider if you’ve been given this diagnosis or told these things from a healthcare provider. You may be surprised at what the evidence points to!
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Hi, I'm Dr. Jen Hosler.
I’m a bookworm, science nerd, and coach of all things movement (physical therapist and strength & mobility coach). You can catch me sleeping in & having a slow morning, doing CARs & lifting heavy things, or sipping a glass of wine on my time off.
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