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Default high impact VS Low impact exercises in osteoarthritis

A 68 year old man presents to the clinic for progressive right hip pain. He reports pain in the right hip when walking more than 1 block and also, has difficulty putting shoes on his right foot. On examination, the range of motion is significantly limited in the right hip. An X-ray of the right hip reveals significant loss of cartilage, subchondral sclerosis and sub-chondral cysts. The patient is diagnosed with Right Hip Osteoarthritis and is started on Acetaminophen. Which of the following exercises should not be recommended to this patient at this time:

A) Stair climbing

B) Quadriceps strtengthening

C) Tai-Chi

D) Swimming

E) Bicycling
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A) Stair climbing
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