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Exercise & Fitness
Exercise is good, not bad, for arthritis
- By Patrick J. Skerrett, Former Executive Editor, Harvard Health
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Exercise is painful when we got arthritis, but it is good for affected joint. Really good to read this arthritis article.
Keep sharing healthy information. Thanks for sharing.
You are absolutely right.Exercise is good for remove arthritis pain. It also need to be practiced in a perfect way by a doctor’s instruction or a trainer help.
This is a pretty good overview. I myself have dealt with a variety of hip pain over the years while running. I have found a good foundation of strength exercises and keeping an eye on overtraining has helped incredibly.
Great article. Our practice (The Florida Knee and Orthopedic Centers) wrote a blog post regarding the exact same subject not too long ago. Gentle exercise sure can be a great non-surgical treatment to ease the severe pain caused by arthritis.
Your are right and you use a trampoline with enclosure to begin.
Exercise is crucial for people with arthritis. It increases strength and flexibility, reduces joint pain, and helps combat fatigue. Of course, when stiff and painful joints are already bogging you down, the thought of walking around the block or swimming a few laps might seem overwhelming.
I agree with this findings. But this is not new to me. I have been a patient of arthrytis for 35 years. I am now 50 years of age. I had been to hospitalised three times due to arthrytis at a period of 6 months. I do walking 160 minutes in a week regularly. Actually walking help build confidence that sufferers can walk like normal people. Walk with slow pace is necessary. Many arthritis patient can share their experiences with others. Besides doctors advice is also helpful. I thank Harvard Medical team for this report.
Abdullah Al Mamun
What about GOUT?
Is it possible -for example- to have a HMS recomended/forbiden guide for selecting and preparing foods for Gout patients?
Hello, I am reaching out to as many people as I can this month who are talking about Arthritis Awareness Month. This year, we wanted to show our support for this great cause by putting together this brand new infographic for National Arthritis Awareness Month! I know that the statistics concerning this medical condition can be rather shocking, especially when looking at the number of who have been disabled from their condition. There are still a number of misconceptions surrounding arthritis, but with this infographic I think that it could help dispel some of these, at least for those people who get a chance to see it. If you are interested, please check it out at: http://www.availclinical.com/news/raising-awareness-for-arthritis/
It’s all true. I walk 20 to 30 minutes a day just for the exercise. That’s not counting any other walking I do each day. I also do over 1,000 push ups a week and other exercises such as sit ups and climb 25 flights of steps a day.
I am 70, have a small problem with my hands, especially the left. Still, I play guitar several hours a day and my hands never feel as good as they do when playing. Exercise does work I’ll I’ll keep doing it until I drop dead; hopefully, while I am doing push ups of climbing my 400 steps a day.
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