It’s safer for people with long term conditions to be physically active - Oct 2021, British Journal of Sports Medicine
The benefits of physical activity for people living with long term conditions are well established. However, the fear of increasing symptoms or worsening long term problems commonly stops people from moving more.
Many healthcare professionals also feel unsure about what advice they should give to people living with symptomatic medical conditions.
To help address concerns around risk, Moving Medicine has led the development of a consensus statement to help us understand what safety advice healthcare professionals should give to people in clinical practice.