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How much exercise is too much for people with osteoarthritis?

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Exercise that causes pain that lasts for more than 1 hour is too strenuous. See your doctor or physical therapist if you have any of these signs of strenuous exercise:

  • Unusual or persistent fatigue
  • Increased weakness
  • Decreased range of motion
  • Increased joint swelling
  • Pain that lasts more than one hour after exercising

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National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases.

Arthritis and Exercise from MedicineNet

Reviewed by David Zelman on January 08, 2018

SOURCE:

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases.

Arthritis and Exercise from MedicineNet

Reviewed by David Zelman on January 08, 2018

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