Self-Management Strategies*

  • Teresa J. Brady


  • Self-management activities, such as participation in education programs and physical activity, are central to the nonpharmacological management of arthritis

  • Self-management education, physical activity, and weight loss have all demonstrated health benefi ts for people with arthritis.

  • ■ Evidence suggests that very few people with arthritis participate in self-management education.


Physical Activity Weight Loss Program Physical Activity Program Physical Activity Counseling Arthritis Foundation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Teresa J. Brady
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  1. 1.Arthritis ProgramCenters for Disease Control and PreventionAtlantaUSA

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