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Here's more of its expert advice:
- When joints are painful or you feel tired, stick to gentle range-of-motion exercises to help keep the joints flexible.
- When you are feeling well, focus on muscle-strengthening and low-impact cardiovascular exercises.
- Work with a physical or occupational therapist to determine which exercises and intensity are best for you.
- Feelings of anxiety, depression or isolation are common. Your health care provider can help you work through these feelings, which tend to subside when you're feeling better.
-- Diana Kohnle
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