What interventions have been shown to increase activity levels in rheumatoid arthritis (RA)?

Updated: Feb 07, 2020
  • Author: Howard R Smith, MD; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
  • Print
Answer

A 21-week study by Katz et al in 96 patients with RA found that providing a pedometer and step-monitoring diary, with or without a step target,  increased activity levels and decreased fatigue. A control cohort that received education only showed a trend toward decreased steps. [147]


Did this answer your question?
Additional feedback? (Optional)
Thank you for your feedback!