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#ArthritisAtHome Episode 11: Recovery and telerehab after shoulder surgery with rheumatoid arthritis during #COVID19 with Alison Hoens

The eleventh episode of Arthritis Consumer Experts’ #ArthritisAtHome features Alison Hoens, Affiliate Knowledge Broker at Arthritis Research Canada, and Research, Education, and Practice Coordinator in the Department of Physiotherapy at Providence Health Care, on recovery and telerehab after shoulder surgery with rheumatoid arthritis during #COVID19. #WellnessWednesday 

Alison has been a member of the Arthritis Patient Advisory Board of Arthritis Research Canada since 2013. Living with rheumatoid arthritis and autoimmune gastroparesis, she is a physical therapist and works as a Knowledge Broker in the Department of Physical Therapy at the University of British Columbia. Additionally, she is a Research Associate of the Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Science. Alison is passionate about knowledge translation and patient engagement in healthcare research. 

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Check out these helpful resources for patients: 

A Rheumatologist’s Tips: Telemedicine in 6 Easy Steps:’s-tips-telemedicine-6-easy-steps 

Telemedicine and virtual care guidelines (and other clinical resources for COVID-19): 

College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario – Telemedicine: Patient Information Sheet: