Joel vs Arthritis

Joel vs Arthritis

On a mission to raise awareness and improve support for those living with arthritis, autoimmune disease and chronic pain by sharing the realities of living with chronic illness - Brought to you by Award-Winning Arthritis and Psoriasis Patient Leader, Writer and Ambassador, Joel Nelson. He shares his no-filter story of Psoriasis and Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis to start conversations and change attitudes.

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May 31, 2022 56 min

In this special episode recorded during Mental Health Awareness Week here in the UK, I am honoured to be joined by fellow WEGO Health Award Winner and TEDx speaker Dr Ashley Perkins.

In a break from our usual arthritis-based content, Ashley candidly shares her eye-opening journey with anxiety, agoraphobia and OCD and how they significantly impacted her life and career. We learn how an upsetting and dangerous event, along with discr...

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World yOung Rheumatic Diseases Day (WORD Day) is an annual event on 18th March to raise awareness that children and young people get rheumatic diseases.

On Saturday the 19th March, Joel hosted an 8-hour marathon stream on his Twitch Channel to raise awareness of WORD Day 2022 and rheumatic disease in children and raise funds in aid of Juvenile Arthritis Research https://www.jarproject.org.

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World yOung Rheumatic Diseases Day (WORD Day) is an annual event on 18th March to raise awareness that children and young people get rheumatic diseases.

On Saturday the 19th March, Joel hosted an 8-hour marathon stream on his Twitch Channel to raise awareness of WORD Day 2022 and rheumatic disease in children and raise funds in aid of Juvenile Arthritis Research https://www.jarproject.org.

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January 16, 2022 69 min

Has the Covid pandemic impacted the care we receive for our arthritis or chronic illness?

In this 'round table' chat, full of insight, lived experience and heartbreak, we discuss the experiences of Jacyln, Safia and Ashleigh to understand how their 'normal' care has changed over the last two years.

From lifelong conditions to the recently diagnosed, we take a sample of stories from across the country to get a snap...

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December 29, 2021 58 min

In the latest episode of the podcast, the first to be streamed live over on Twitch, we welcome Debbie Wilson, Young Persons Project Co-ordinator at the National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society (NRAS).

We talk about life with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis, the challenges of being a parent of a young person with JIA and all of the incredible work Debbie is currently involved with at NRAS.

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JIA at NRAS

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In this special Podcast episode for World Arthritis Day 2021, I document a day in the life of somebody with arthritis - sharing my routines, the management of my condition and talking about the raw, unseen side of arthritis and the suffering that goes on behind closed doors. I also answer some of the questions you sent in on the day.

 

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In this special episode for #WearPurpleforJIA, we are joined by Suruthi Gnanenthiran of @fightrheumatoidarthritis on Instagram, who shares her story of JIA from the age of 3 and also talks about her awareness work and the importance of NRAS's campaign this week to raise awareness of JIA.

 

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After a short break due to health reasons, Joel is back with another insightful episode of the Joel vs Arthritis podcast. In this instalment, we are joined by the wonderful Lucy Chambers, who has had psoriasis since childhood.

 

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In this special edition of the Joel vs Arthritis podcast, Joel is joined by Rebecca Beesley of the charity Juvenile Arthritis Research. They discuss the amazing work JAR Project does and their plans for WORD Day 2021 on 18th March.

 

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The 'Joel vs Arthritis' podcast hosts its first guest, as Joel takes up the role of interviewer and welcomes an old friend to discuss men's mental health.

 

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The 'Joel vs Arthritis' podcast returns in 2021 with audio improvements, news about upcoming changes and a reading of popular article: The die has been cast as part of Joel's 'Chronically talking about pain' awareness campaign in January.

 

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In this first full-length episode of the Joel vs Arthritis Podcast, I share my arthritis diagnosis experience and explain how my arthritis didn't just impact me as a child, but everyone around me.

 

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December 16, 2020 5 min

Welcome to the first episode of The Joel vs Arthritis Podcast - Joel starts a pod! In this introduction to the podcast, I talk about why I have taken this step.

 

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