Physical Activity for Arthritis


If you have arthritis, participating in joint-friendly physical activity can improve your arthritis pain, function, mood, and quality of life. Joint-friendly physical activities are low-impact, which means they put less stress on the body, reducing the risk of injury. Examples of joint-friendly activities include walking, biking and swimming. Being physically active can also delay the onset of arthritis-related disability and help people with arthritis manage other chronic conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, and obesity.

How do I exercise safely with arthritis?

When starting or increasing physical activity, start slow and pay attention to how your body tolerates it. People with arthritis may take more time for their body to adjust to a new level of activity. If you are not active, start with a small amount of activity, for example, 3 to 5 minutes 2 times a day. Add activity a little at a time (such as 10 minutes at a time) and allow enough time for your body to adjust to the new level before adding more activity. Choose activities that are easy on the joints like walking, bicycling, water aerobics, or dancing. These activities have a low risk of injury and do not twist or “pound” the joints too much.

Always just advice. No medical advice. Your doctor is a good source of information about physical activity.


Recommended food supplements: (always ask your doctor and make sure you have no contraindications)

Ialoral 1500 based on Hyaluronic Acid.

Amedial Plus based on collagen and Hyaluronic Acid.

We always recommend only food supplements or natural products. No medical product. For further information: alain@chrisandaaron-bta.co.uk


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