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A 59-year-old male asked:

Good day dear doctor my wife has severe bilateral knee osteoarthritis, she is 60 years old and overweight as well. my question is: is stationary cycling indoors a safe and useful exercise? thank you in advance ali?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Stationary cycling is a safe cardio exercise that can provide long term benefits when used in a regular plan of healthy living. It reduces strain on the joints and provides the user with more control on how hard or easy to pursue each workout. A half hour or so daily is a reasonable program.
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