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Exercises For Rheumatoid Arthritis
Arthritis is progressive degeneration of one or more joints. Symptoms may include joint pain, swelling, decreased motion, and stiffness. The two most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis, which is associated first with articular cartilage breakdown with a component of inflammation, and rheumatoid arthritis, which is a systemic autoimmune disorder that affects joint linings first and secondarily ...Read more
Yes and no: It is important for people with rheumatoid arthritis to exercise, but it's also very important that they use correct body mechanics so they don't injure themselves. It is a good idea to talk with your rheumatologist or a physical therapist about what exercises are best for you to do and what you should avoid. ...Read more
Rheumatologist: Rheumatologist would provide this type of information. Treatment depends on verifying diagnosis, determining extent of joint damage and other system involvement, activity of disease. Exercise programs depend upon specific diagnosis, limitations, warm up, stretching and joint protection requirements. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hand Exercises: The best hand exercises are to improve and maintain range of motion. Getting a soft rubber ball and squeezing it helps with establishing motion and strengthening. Also getting small objects, such as marbles and picking them up individually works more with fine motor control. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
see details: It depends somewhat on the joints involved and the severity of the disease activity. The specifics are best discussed with her rheumatologist. ...Read more
I am 37 yr old lady i am suffering from rheumatoid arthritis since 10 yrs i am going with wysolone n folitrax all the joints r affected so i want some exercise also
I'll b very thankful to you?
Stopped all opiates for pain rheumatoid arthritis 25 days ago. Today after mild exercise got horrid all over my body joint pain, hardly typing now. I ?
Rheumatoid arthritis: Get effective modern treatment ,go see a rheumatologist; avoid opiates ...Read more
Any reason my upper arms ache so much to keep me up at night. No injury or strenuous exercise during the day either. I do have rheumatoid arthritis.
Rheumatoid Arthritis: Arthritis means inflammation of joints. RA is a common form of arthritis. (There are various other causes of arthritis and RA is just one cause.) About 1 in 100 people develop RA at some stage in their lives. It can happen to anyone. It is not an hereditary disease. It can develop at any age, but most commonly starts between the ages of 40 and 60.http://patient.info/health/rheumatoid-arthritis-leaflet ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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