Livestrong.com—December 15, 2010
Aerobics can take many different forms. Choose low-impact aerobics, such as walk aerobics, cycling classes, water aerobics, dancing or low-impact aerobic classes. Other beneficial aerobic activities include gardening, brisk walking and swimming. Avoid high-impact aerobics and aerobics that require a lot of twisting, rapid stops and rotations, advises physical therapist Lisa Konstantellis, the section manager of the Joint Mobility Center at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City. She further encourages all arthritis patients to include five- to 10-minute warm-up and cool-down periods as part of any aerobics session.
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