Health Tip: Living With Osteoarthritis
Exercise can help ease symptoms
(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 motion.
- A possible slowing of arthritis progression.
- Reduced risk of other chronic conditions, such as obesity or heart disease.
Before you begin any exercise regimen, discuss your plans with your doctor.