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Authors:

Carmen Christopher, BA, SPT

Marian A. Minor, PT, PhD

School of Health Professions, University of Missouri-Columbia

Rheumatoid Arthritis and Aerobic Exercise

Carmen Christopher, BA, SPT
Marian A. Minor, PT, PhD

Overview


This case is appropriate for physical therapists, physicians, psychologists, occupational therapists, orthotists, nutritionists, speech and language pathologists, social workers, respiratory therapists, and other related fields of study.

This case presents a woman with rheumatoid arthritis. It discusses common symptoms and treatment, including the importance of the three main kinds of exercise.


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