Health Tip: Living With Osteoarthritis09/29/11
(HealthDay News) -- Exercise can help improve many symptoms of
osteoarthritis, a joint disease that causes pain and stiffness.
The Arthritis Foundation mentions these potential benefits of
exercise to people with osteoarthritis:
- Reduced stiffness and pain.
- Stronger joints, better joint function and improved range of
- A possible slowing of arthritis progression.
- Reduced risk of other chronic conditions, such as obesity or
Before you begin any exercise regimen, discuss your plans with
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