Let's Talk Arthritis with Dr. Sean Rockett

Let's Talk Arthritis with Dr. Sean Rockett

Scaled Nation Podcast

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In this episode of Scaled Nation Podcast, we are talking about arthritis/osteoarthritis. CrossFit® is perfect for people with arthritic joints because it pushes the joint range of motion and also strengthens the muscles around those joints. I have an excellent guest on the show today, Dr. Sean Rockett. He is certified in Orthopedic Surgery specializing in shoulder and knee, sports medicine, and hip and knee replacements. You may have seen him on Episode 18.18 of CrossFit® podcast – if you haven’t watched that, you should check it out. Additionally, you can read his article on the CrossFit Journal entitled “Arthritis, You’ve got to keep moving". Sean is also Head Orthopedic Surgeon for the CrossFit® Games, CrossFit® Level One and Head Orthopedic Adviser for CrossFit®.Episode HighlightsMeet Dr. Rockett; who is he and what does he do?What is the hardest challenge in specializing in orthopedics?What is Osteoarthritis, and how does it progress?What kinds of things can happen if arthritis is left untreated?How does obesity affect Osteoarthritis?Do people take Osteoarthritis seriously enough?“I can’t exercise anymore. You see, I have arthritis.” How do you motivate your athletes that might say this?Should athletes be avoiding exercises that will continue to erode the cartilage?Arthritis and running, jumping, and weightlifting. Episode Links Mentioned321Gocom – Dr. Rockett Blog Rockett on InstagramOrthopedics New EnglandArthritis: You’ve Got to Keep Moving – Article on the CrossFit® JournalCrossFit® Podcast: Episode 18.18Rockett Science
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In this episode of Scaled Nation Podcast, we are talking about arthritis/osteoarthritis. CrossFit® is perfect for people with arthritic joints because it pushes the joint range of motion and also strengthens the muscles around those joints. I have an excellent guest on the show today, Dr. Sean Rockett. He is certified in Orthopedic Surgery specializing in shoulder and knee, sports medicine, and hip and knee replacements. You may have seen him on Episode 18.18 of CrossFit® podcast – if you haven’t watched that, you should check it out. Additionally, you can read his article on the CrossFit Journal entitled “Arthritis, You’ve got to keep moving". Sean is also Head Orthopedic Surgeon for the CrossFit® Games, CrossFit® Level One and Head Orthopedic Adviser for CrossFit®.Episode HighlightsMeet Dr. Rockett; who is he and what does he do?What is the hardest challenge in specializing in orthopedics?What is Osteoarthritis, and how does it progress?What kinds of things can happen if arthritis is left untreated?How does obesity affect Osteoarthritis?Do people take Osteoarthritis seriously enough?“I can’t exercise anymore. You see, I have arthritis.” How do you motivate your athletes that might say this?Should athletes be avoiding exercises that will continue to erode the cartilage?Arthritis and running, jumping, and weightlifting. Episode Links Mentioned321Gocom – Dr. Rockett Blog Rockett on InstagramOrthopedics New EnglandArthritis: You’ve Got to Keep Moving – Article on the CrossFit® JournalCrossFit® Podcast: Episode 18.18Rockett Science
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