Is the rebounder a good exercise for arthritis in the knees?

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine

The rebounder is a small trampoline that was designed to be utilized as a low impact piece of exercise equipment. For people with moderate to severe arthritis of the knee the rebounder can allow you to work out while minimizing the impact to the knee and decreasing symptoms and pain from working out. It’s important, however, to continue to engage in weight bearing or load bearing activities such as walking and weight training to ensure proper bone health and to decrease your risk of developing osteoporosis.  

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