Exercises for enthesitis and arthritis

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Regular exercise has many benefits and is important for young people with enthesitis. Learn exercises to improve your strength and flexibility.

Key points

  • Enthesitis-related arthritis is a form of JIA that causes pain and swelling in the joints and the entheses, the connective tissue where tendons and ligaments attach to bone.
  • Stretching can help you stay flexible while strengthening exercises can improve posture and make your muscles stronger.
  • Aim for 60 minutes of moderate to intense aerobic exercises in your daily physical activity routine.
Last updated: November 28th 2016