Staying Active When You Have Osteoarthritis

  • Exercise can make arthritis worse.

     

    A. True

     

    B. False

     

    C. Maybe

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  • Getting regular exercise can do which of the following?

     

    A. Improve your mood

     

    B. Keep your joints flexible

     

    C. Keep muscles stronger

     

    D. B and C

     

    E. All of the above

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  • Which type of exercise is best for people with OA?

     

    A. Strength training exercises

     

    B. Water exercises

     

    C. Range-of-motion exercises

     

    D. Balance exercises

     

    E. All of the above

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  • How much moderate aerobic exercise should you get each week?

     

    A. None

     

    B. 60 minutes

     

    C. 120 minutes

     

    D. 150 minutes

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  • Strength training exercises aren't important for people with OA.

     

    A. True

     

    B. False

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  • Balance exercises can help if you:

     

    A. Have trouble walking

     

    B. Are prone to falling

     

    C. Are afraid of falling

     

    D. All of the above

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  • Bicycling is a good exercise for people with OA.

     

    C. Maybe

     

    B. False

     

    A. True

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  • How often should you add more time to your workout?

     

    D. As often as you want

     

    C. Every three to four weeks

     

    B. Every two weeks

     

    A. Each week

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  • If you're having a bad day, it's best to skip exercising.

     

    B. False

     

    A. True

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  • You should stop exercising and see your doctor if:

     

    F. Any of the above

     

    E. Your swelling is severe or your joints are red

     

    D. Your pain does not get better with rest or medicine

     

    C. You have pain that makes you limp

     

    B. You have pain that lasts longer than two hours after exercise

     

    A. You have pain that is sharp or constant

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