Lifescript—May 5, 2015
Lifescript's Carole Jacobs writes that having rheumatoid arthritis isn't an excuse to avoid outdoor activity. Jacobs notes that getting regular outdoor exercise may be one of the best ways to ease symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis.
Still, if you have RA, outdoor activity poses special challenges, Jacob writes. Before starting a workout program, ask your doctor what you can safely do without stressing your joints, advises Karen Yanelli, PT, DPT, a physical therapist with the Joint Mobility Center at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City.
View the article to learn a few tips about how to enjoy summer while getting fit, emotionally and physically and in a manner that safely impacts your rheumatoid arthritis.