Our expert says:
Dear Speed Freak
I assume that you have already been successfully treated for this and that t was not diagnosed in conjunction with something called Giant Cell Arthritis. Treatment for Polymyalgia Rheumatica can last for 6 months -2 years (usually with cortisone). I'm not sure how the loss of balance fits in with this and maybe this should be investigated on its own.
I presume the physician advised exercising for the stiff joints. I am a firm supporter of Pilates exercise, and because it is a much more stretching and joint mobilising type of exercise, you would certainly benefit from this.
I do suggest that you confirm the reason for the loss of balance with your physician.
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