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what is a good, vigorous exercise for someone suffering from arthritis in the right knee?

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Dr. Sheeja Francis
Rheumatology 20 years experience
Swimming, bicycling: If you have knee arthritis, you should avoid exercises such as running, which places too much pressure on this joint. Exercises gentle on the knees include bicycling, swimming, elliptical machine, walking.

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Please describe a good vigorous exercise for someone with arthritis in the right knee?

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Dr. Christopher Ferguson
Orthopedic Surgery 19 years experience
Low impact exercises: In general, low impact exercises are best for arthritic knees. Cycling and swimming are good examples.

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