RA And Exercise: A Delicate Balance

The right amount of physical activity-not too little, not too much-can help maintain joint strength and function.

Just about everyone-including hundreds of thousands of American adults with rheumatoid arthritis (RA)-can benefit significantly from a well-conceived and properly executed program of physical exercise. All such programs must, of course, be carefully tailored according to an individuals age, overall health, physical limitations, and other factors that will determine the advisable frequency, intensity, duration, and types of activities comprising the optimal workout agenda. …
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