Spotlight: Who Is YouTuber Dr. Andrea Furlan?


Dr. Andrea Furlan
Courtesy of Andrea Furlan’s Facebook Profile.

As part of aging, we become less flexible and our joint movements will usually become stiff because of reasons like thinning of cartilage and decreasing joint lubricating fluid. According to an article from,

Older people are more likely to experience chronic pain from arthritis and neuropathy. Having a previous injury: If you’ve had a traumatic injury, you’re more likely to develop chronic pain in the future

There are YouTube channels that provide educational videos about prevention, causes, and treatment of chronic pains. And one of the popular channels is the Dr. Andrea Furlan YouTube Channel.

We think they are a great source for seniors who are experiencing or just want to prevent chronic pain, so we will be profiling her in this article!


Who Is Dr. Andrea Furlan?

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Courtesy of Andrea Furlan’s LinkedIn Profile.

She stated in her Facebook Profile that she is a,

… physician with expertise in chronic pain. I am a specialist in physiatry, or Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. I advocate for multimodalities pain treatments.

She went to a  medical school in Brazil named “Universidadae de Sao Paulo (USP)” and she completed her PhD at the University of Toronto, Canada. By profession, she was a physician and a scientist and at the same time she also works as a professor of Medicine in Toronto and Ontario Canada. While doing those professions, she also shares her knowledge through her educational videos on YouTube.


YouTube Channel and Most Popular Videos

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Courtesy of Dr. Andrea Furlan YouTube Channel.

Her YouTube Channel was launched on October 6, 2013, and as of the time of this writing, has uploaded over 90 educational videos, has gained 365 thousands subscribers and has accumulated more than 29 million total views.

She said in her About Section that her channel is intended for,

… educational about causes, prevention, treatment and management of chronic pain.

Some of the videos in her channel are about gout, exercises for ankle arthritis, rheumatoid,  and knee pain, positions to relieve sciatica, spondylolisthesis, tramadol, balance and strength exercises for seniors, hypothyroidism, lateral epicondylitis, osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, and many more.

And as of right now, the three most popular videos on the channel are:

Exercises for shoulder pain, Impingement, Bursitis, Rotator Cuff Disease by Dr Furlan MD PhD” with 5,531,875 views.

Exercises for Osteoarthritis of Hip and Knees by Dr. Andrea Furlan MD PhD” with 3,861,154 views.

Exercises for Osteoporosis, Osteopenia and whole body Osteoarthritis by Dr Andrea Furlan MD PhD” with 2,132,552 views.

The videos are embedded below:




Online Presence And Publicity

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Courtesy of her official Twitter Profile.

Aside from sharing her knowledge in her YouTube channel, Dr. Andrea Furlan is also present in other online platforms listed below:



We hope this article has been helpful as we believe Dr. Andrea Furlan YouTube Channel is a great resource for seniors!

Find out more about her by subscribing and watching videos in her YouTube Channel.




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