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TACDGB Posts: 6,136
2/21/13 12:26 A

I have arthritis in my left knee and I do weight lifting and that does not bother my knee. I think weight lifting is a good thing to do.

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2/21/13 12:18 A

what about water aerobics?



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LIBBYL1 Posts: 5,933
2/20/13 10:51 P

I do yoga - and if you have a really good instructor they should check before any class on injuries and give you specific things to accommodate your challenges and help strengthen/heal weak areas. Pilates to build core strength is also great - but again only do it with teachers that ask about injuries. Callanetics is another great exercise specifically developed by someone with a back injury and there are small movements you can do to build strength. Waterbased exercises can help with any injuries.

ADELCASALE Posts: 756
2/19/13 9:28 P

You should check out some of the chair exerxises

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2/19/13 9:15 P

Anytime Dr. Bands are safe with me...

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2/19/13 6:43 P

I have some bands that I'm going to try to use. Yes, I agree, building up my upper body strength will help burn the calories.
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2/18/13 10:49 P

I'm sure there are upper body exercises you can do for right now...keep on moving and good luck!

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2/18/13 8:13 P

I had a knee injury and find it difficult to exercise. I ride the exercise bike and walk on the treadmill.

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