Patients with rheumatic disease are encouraged to participate in regular exercise to reduce the impact of symptoms, such as osteoporosis, and also to protect against the development of other chronic conditions, in particular cardiovascular disease. But which specific symptoms can be improved, and what type of exercise is recommended and how much? Test your knowledge in this quiz.
True or false? Regular exercise has many benefits for patients with rheumatic disease, including reducing pain, stiffness, swelling and depression. Exercise does not increase levels of fatigue.