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How should people with osteoarthritis start their exercise?

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People with arthritis should discuss exercise options with their doctors. Most doctors recommend exercise for their patients. Many people with arthritis begin with easy, range-of-motion exercises, low-impact aerobics, and muscle building. People with arthritis can participate in a variety of, but not all, sports and exercise programs. The doctor will know which, if any, sports are off-limits.

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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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