Exercise and Arthritis

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This 40 minute program provides the consumer/public listener with information on the benefits of exercise and arthritis. Topics include:

General exercise benefits
  • Heart/lungs
  • Weight loss/weight maintenance
  • Strength
  • Inflammation
  • Pain
  • Self-esteem
Benefits of exercise for RA, AS, PsA, OA
  • types of safe exercise for the person with arthritis
  • protecting ones joints during exercise
  • preparing to exercise safely (joint protection, warm up/cool down, etc.)
  • after exercise strategies to prevent joint pain and stiffness