Pedometers may help with RA fatigue

Using a pedometer to count steps can help reduce fatigue symptoms in patients with rheumatoid arthritis by motivating them to do physical activity, US researchers say.

Their trial randomised 96 patients to either education on physical therapy (group 1), a pedometer and a step diary (group 2), or step diary and a goal to improve the number of steps by 10% every two weeks (group 3).

Group 2 and