Category Archives: Osteoarthritis

7 Quick Stair Exercises

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You don’t need fancy gym equipment to get a good workout. You may not even need to leave your home. Squeeze some quick exercise into your day by simply stepping onto your stairs. Stairs climbing helps strengthen and tone your leg muscles. It keeps your leg arteries flexible, allowing blood to move more easily. Better […]

The Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Exercise

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GET READY The first step to any workout routine is to evaluate how fit you are for your chosen physical activity. Whenever you begin an exercise program, it’s wise to consult a doctor. Anyone with major health risks, males aged 45 and older, and women aged 55 and older should get medical clearance. FITNESS DEFINATION Even […]

Eat Right for Your Type of Arthritis

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osteoarthritis Having a balanced, nutritious diet is an important part of achieving and maintaining a healthy weight. That’s good news for your joints, not just your wardrobe.  Experts have long known that milk is good for bones, but its effects on joints were less clear. A study reported in 2015 showed that women with knee OA […]

Stiff Joints: Why It Happens and How to Find Relief

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Why does joint stiffness occur? With age, stiff joints become a reality for many people. Years of use can take their toll on joints, muscles, and bones. Many people experience stiff joints just after waking up. Lying down for several hours to sleep reduces fluid amounts. That can make moving joints more difficult first thing […]