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What types of exercise are good for rheumatoid arthritis?

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Regular exercise can keep your joints and muscles strong. It can also improve your heart health. That’ll make you better equipped to deal with complications that may crop up.

Stretches, yoga poses, strength-building exercises, and exercises for endurance are good for you and can be easy on your joints.

SOURCES:

Journal of Aging Research : “Benefits of Exercise in Rheumatoid Arthritis.”

Arthritis Foundation: “Best Exercises for Rheumatoid Arthritis.”

University of Washington Department of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine: “Exercise and Arthritis.”

Rheumatoid Arthritis Support Network: “Exercise for Rheumatoid Arthritis.”

Johns Hopkins Arthritis Center: “Yoga Poses for Arthritis Patients from Johns Hopkins.”

Reviewed by David Zelman on January 20, 2019

SOURCES:

Journal of Aging Research : “Benefits of Exercise in Rheumatoid Arthritis.”

Arthritis Foundation: “Best Exercises for Rheumatoid Arthritis.”

University of Washington Department of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine: “Exercise and Arthritis.”

Rheumatoid Arthritis Support Network: “Exercise for Rheumatoid Arthritis.”

Johns Hopkins Arthritis Center: “Yoga Poses for Arthritis Patients from Johns Hopkins.”

Reviewed by David Zelman on January 20, 2019

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