Physical activity in patients with rheumatic diseases

By : Global Rheumatology by PANLAR
23 June, 2022
https://doi.org/10.46856/grp.232.et124
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Some of our patients with rheumatic diseases tend to avoid exercise for fear that the activity will worsen their disease or even falsely that their clinical condition is an absolute limitation for exercise.

However, physical activity is a key therapeutic option to help reduce the disability that is often associated with rheumatic diseases. Additionally, there is a wide variability around when to indicate exercise, how to start this therapy and other aspects such as impact and follow-up.

For this reason, today in Un Cafè por la Reumatologìa we will speak with experts in the area of rheumatology and sports science to discuss this type of pharmacological management.

In this conversation, along with Dr. Carlo Vinicio Caballero, Editor-in-chief of Global Rheumatology, and Dr. Diego Jaimes, will be Dr. Cristina Macía, a Spanish rheumatologist member of the Spanish Society of Rheumatology and linked to the REUMAFIT program of the society, and Mauricio Mejía, a doctor specialized in sports medicine.

 

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