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How does someone with severe arthritis of the knee lose weight?

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Dr. Michio Abe
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Low impact exercises

Try gentle, low impact exercises, such as walking, swimming, water aerobics, step aerobics, yoga, tai chi, stretching or chair exercise that is done while sitting.
You can burn some calories and increase flexibility by doing any of these regularly. Eat healthy and don't overeat.

In brief: Low impact exercises

Try gentle, low impact exercises, such as walking, swimming, water aerobics, step aerobics, yoga, tai chi, stretching or chair exercise that is done while sitting.
You can burn some calories and increase flexibility by doing any of these regularly. Eat healthy and don't overeat.
Dr. Michio Abe
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Dr. Shana Weiss
Internal Medicine

In brief: Try swimming!

Exercise will help with arthritis, which will generally reduce the levels of joint pain one has.
Swimming and aqua therapy are great forms of exercise for someone with arthritis.

In brief: Try swimming!

Exercise will help with arthritis, which will generally reduce the levels of joint pain one has.
Swimming and aqua therapy are great forms of exercise for someone with arthritis.
Dr. Shana Weiss
Dr. Shana Weiss
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