Rheumatoid Arthritis and Exercise
Dr. William Shiel, Chief Medical Editor of Medicinenet.com, discusses Rheumatoid Arthritis and Exercise
The following is a partial transcript taken from this audio broadcast:
In this segment of Checking Your Pulse we have a viewer question for our doctor on rheumatoid arthritis and exercise. Dr. Shiel, I have rheumatoid arthritis, can I continue to exercise?
Well that's an excellent question because this is a question that we commonly face as doctors treating rheumatoid arthritis. In my practice, the way I respond to that question basically is this. Because the muscles and tendons that surround the joint are so essential to normal joint function, we consider exercise . . ."
Listen to the entire audio segment of Checking Your Pulse on Rheumatoid Arthritis and Exercise in this edition of / Doctors on Health /.
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