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Arthritis & Joints

7 Physical Therapist-Approved Moves for Kids With JIA

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But Wait! Are the Moves Safe?


CRANE ARMS
Jason Hoffman

The Move: Crane Arms


BRIDGE
Jason Hoffman

The Move: Bridge


SQUAT
Jason Hoffman

The Move: Squats


SIDESTEP
Jason Hoffman

The Move: Sidesteps


PULLDOWNS
Jason Hoffman

The Move: Pull-downs


HEEL RAISES
Jason Hoffman

The Move: Heel Raises


CHIN TUCK
Jason Hoffman

The Move: Chin Tucks


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Don’t Forget About Extra-Curriculars


Sheila M. Eldred

Sheila M. Eldred

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Sheila Mulrooney Eldred is a graduate of Columbia’s School of Journalism and a former newspaper reporter. As a freelance health journalist, she writes about everything from life-threatening diseases to elite athletes. Her stories have appeared in The New York Times, Nature, FiveThirtyEight, Pacific Standard, STAT News, and other publications. In her spare time, she and her family love running, cross-country skiing, and mountain biking in Minneapolis.