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...
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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]

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