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Can a person suffering from arthritis do regular gym workouts?

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Dr. Mark Galland
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Low impact

Aquatics, body weight, or resistance bands/ tubing biking, and/or elliptical.
Aquatics allow you to perform body weight exercises, but being in water actually reduces the stress on your body due to buoyancy. Once you are able to perform body weight activities then look to add light resistance w/ bands/ tubing.

In brief: Low impact

Aquatics, body weight, or resistance bands/ tubing biking, and/or elliptical.
Aquatics allow you to perform body weight exercises, but being in water actually reduces the stress on your body due to buoyancy. Once you are able to perform body weight activities then look to add light resistance w/ bands/ tubing.
Dr. Mark Galland
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Dr. Andras Perl
Internal Medicine

In brief: Yes

Regular exercise can help maintain range of motion.
It is important to make sure that exercise does not increase swelling.

In brief: Yes

Regular exercise can help maintain range of motion.
It is important to make sure that exercise does not increase swelling.
Dr. Andras Perl
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