Arthritis Exercise Guidelines

Exercise Smart with Arthritis By Mary Ann Wilson, RN See a physician for a medical check-up before beginning any new exercise program. If you have rheumatoid arthritis or osteoarthritis that is moderate to severe or joint pain with exercise, you should have professional and personalized advice from a physical therapist or other knowledgeable exercise specialist […]

Arthritis and Exercise

Arthritis and Exercise By Mary Ann Wilson, RN An estimated 40 million Americans have arthritis. There are over one hundred types of arthritis: the two most common are osteoarthritis, and rheumatoid arthritis. Osteoarthritis. The symptoms of osteoarthritis usually begin after age 40 and include: joint pain which increases with weight-bearing and decreases with rest stiffness […]