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8 Exercises for Rheumatoid Arthritis

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8 Exercises for Rheumatoid Arthritis

When you have rheumatoid arthritis symptoms like pain, stiffness and fatigue, even the thought of exercising might make you cringe. But exercise could be just what you need to feel better. If you have actively inflamed joints, you do need to rest them. But once your doctor says it's okay, it's best to start moving. Research shows that regular exercise can help relieve pain and stiffness and improve your energy level. Here are some suggestions to discuss with your medical team.

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Medically Reviewed By: Haines, Cynthia, MD

Last Annual Review Date: 2012-09-24

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