Hello Patience Thompson,
I agree that doctors’ clearance is vital and getting pictures of past therapy to continue training is very helpful.
The warm pool is usually the best for RA, 86-90 degrees. If the person fears water, try them in a warm bathtub. Be careful of flare ups letting pain decide the intensity and decision to strength train. The range of motion and flexibility should be done daily.
Balance and fall prevention to avoid falling on painful joints and improve confidence.
Yes, it is also worth looking into MELT.
NAPS 2 B Fit