Staying Active When You Have Osteoarthritis

  • Exercise can make arthritis worse.

    True

    False

    Maybe

    Correct Answer
  • Getting regular exercise can do which of the following?

    Improve your mood

    Keep your joints flexible

    Keep muscles stronger

    B and C

    All of the above

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

    Strength training exercises

    Water exercises

    Range-of-motion exercises

    Balance exercises

    All of the above

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

    None

    60 minutes

    120 minutes

    150 minutes

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

    True

    False

    Correct Answer
  • Balance exercises can help if you:

    Have trouble walking

    Are prone to falling

    Are afraid of falling

    All of the above

    Correct Answer
  • Bicycling is a good exercise for people with OA.

    True

    False

    Maybe

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

    Each week

    Every two weeks

    Every three to four weeks

    As often as you want

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

    True

    False

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  • You should stop exercising and see your doctor if:

    You have pain that is sharp or constant

    You have pain that lasts longer than two hours after exercise

    You have pain that makes you limp

    Your pain does not get better with rest or medicine

    Your swelling is severe or your joints are red

    Any of the above

    Correct Answer