Programs and Resources


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Physical Activity Programs and Resources

Proven to help you live better with arthritis, the Tai Chi, Aquatics and Exercise Programs are suitable for every fitness level and will help you reduce pain and stiffness while increasing stength, flexibility and stamina.  Those who have participated in the physical activity programs report having an improved outlook and increased energy as well.  You can get started on your own with one of the physical activity DVDs available for sale in the Arthritis Foundation Online Store or by calling 800-283-7800.

Order DVDs

Tai Chi for Arthritis DVD – You can follow step-by-step instructions from the comfort of your home.  This 2-disc DVD features Dr. Paul Lam, practicing physician and Tai Chi master for more than 30 years.  

Take Control With Exercise DVD – This upbeat 60-minute fitness DVD provides a balanced exercise routine based on the Exercise Program and includes:

  • Two optional endurance routines to create a more challenging workout
  • A relaxing guided imagery segment to help you manage stress

Arthritis Water Exercise DVD – Based on the popular Aquatics Program, this 45-minute DVD provides a water exercise routine that can be done outside the class environment..

Find Classes

If you are interested in joining a group class, you can check to see if there is one offered by one of our program partners in your community by clicking the arrow below.  

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To learn more about training to become an Exercise Program instructor, visit our Become an Instructor web page.

If you want to take part but have concerns about your health, consult your health care provider before you begin.

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