Rheumatoid arthritis: Is exercise important?

Which types of exercises are best for people who have rheumatoid arthritis? Which should be avoided?

By Mayo Clinic Staff

Many people with rheumatoid arthritis tend to avoid exercise because they’re afraid that the activity might worsen their joint pain. But exercise is one of the key treatments to help reduce the disability often associated with rheumatoid arthritis.

Credit: iStock, kali9

Read more at Mayo…