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When organizing your work, try to set the ballpark goal of 20 minutes sitting (in a good posture), 8 minutes standing (for sit-stand workstations) and 2 minutes of standing and moving (gentle stretching, walking etc.).

-Cornell University Ergonomics Web

In This Issue

  • COVID-19 Resources for People with Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis in the Media
  • Webinars
  • Resources for OA Researchers

Virtual Conferences Galore

As Americans are being asked to practice social distancing, and many social and physical outlets of everyday life (e.g. gyms, churches) are closed, managing OA symptoms may be simultaneously more difficult and more important than ever. Another way in which COVID-19 has impacted many of us is in the way which we attend national, regional, and local conferences for work-related functions. The Osteoarthritis Action Alliance maintains an updated list of conferences on our website and it appears the major trend occurring at the moment is moving conferences to a virtual format. Here are some organizations who are hosting virtual conferences in the near future.

Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.

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COVID-19 Resources for People with Arthritis

Managing OA during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Osteoarthritis in the Media

The latest in news, policy, & practice on osteoarthritis

  • NEW! July issue of JointHealth™ insight has been released (7/14/2020)
  • NEW! Patient-reported outcome measures may be integrated into virtual orthopedic care (7/10/2020)
  • NEW! The Back Pain Podcast has posted a new podcast on the topic “What is arthritis?” (7/9/2020)
  • The Joint Action has posted a new podcast on the topic “Can my pharmacist help?” (7/5/2020)
  • Return-to-play programs after ACL reconstruction are cost-effective for pediatric patients (7/2/2020)
  • NEW! The American Council on Exercise (ACE) is honored to be part of the Osteoarthritis Action Alliance (7/1/2020)
  • US News & World Report: 9 At-Home Exercises for Knee Pain (6/29/2020)
  • NATA releases updated guidelines for emergency prehospital care of football spine injuries (6/29/2020)
  • Movement is Life Caucus has posted a new podcast on the topic “OrthoInfo: An orthopedics website made for patients is also helpful to physicians. Featuring Dr. Stuart Fischer.” (6/24/2020)
  • Walk-in clinics expand access to orthopedic care. (6/23/2020)
  • 3D mapping algorithm reads knee MRIs for new arthritis treatments (6/11/2020)

Webinars

2020 OACS Forum Series

Resources for OA Researchers

Click the button below to access our regularly updated list of Events and Conferences, Funding Opportunities, Webinars, and Announcements related to Osteoarthritis research. Remember to bookmark this website!

Events, Funding, and More

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