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What kind of exercise can I do if I have Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)?
Michele Meltzer, MD
Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA

Date Added: 05/22/13

Fortunately, because we're doing so much better with our therapy for rheumatoid arthritis, the limitations are few. If somebody has had rheumatoid arthritis for a while and has suffered some joint damage, then that might limit what they can do. Otherwise we encourage people to do basically whatever...
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Dr. Michele Meltzer, MD, joined the staff of Thomas Jefferson University in 2007. She is currently working with ILAR (International League of Associations for Rheumatology) East Africa to improve opportunities to learn about rheumatic disease in Africa as well as India. She has been active in rheumatology professional societies including the Philadelphia Rheumatism Society and the American College of Rheumatology.
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