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How does exercise help arthritis in children?

Physical therapies can help to increase the strength of muscles, increase joint flexibility and aid normal development of the limbs. It can also help to manage pain, as strong muscles can help to support affected joints. Depending on the affected joint, different exercises may be suggested by your doctor or specialist.

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Author: Karen McCloskey BHSc
First answered: 13 Oct 2014
Last reviewed: 14 May 2019
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Category: Shoulder pain


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