Water Exercises for Rheumatoid Arthritis: The Effective Way to Reduce Pain and Inflammation While Increasing Flexibility and Mobility
Water Exercises for Rheumatoid Arthritis explains how water exercise helps relieve the pains and restrictions caused by rheumatoid arthritis. The book will explain how exercises, in general, and water exercise, in particular, are excellent ways to maintain flexibility and mobility and reduce the pain and swelling caused by rheumatoid arthritis.
TEAM or Twenty Exercise for Arthritis Management
The American Orthopedic Society for Sports Management (AOSSM) has created a workout that includes 20 low-impact exercises to help people with arthritis. They include balance, stretching (which helps to correct poor alignment that contributes to poor balance), and strengthening exercises. Here are five for you to try:
Another great hand exercise for rheumatoid arthritis is drawing your fingers down into the center of your palm to make a loose fist. Then open your hand slowly and repeat a few times. Pena offers this tip for easing the difficulty of some rheumatoid arthritis exercise: Try moist heat to make motion easier. Practice hand exercises such as this one while taking a warm shower. Other options are to use warm paraffin wax or place a warm, moist washcloth over your hand.