Research Shows These Four Exercises Ease Arthritis Symptoms

When dealing with arthritis, exercising can be the last thing on your mind. Joint pain is hard to live with but according to researchers at Harvard Medical School, regular exercise helps maintain joint function, eases stiffness and pain and reduces fatigue.

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Remember that when your joints are inflamed, you need to take it easy. Get plenty of rest for 2 to 3 days during a flare-up. Before you take up any exercise routine, consult your doctor. The forms of exercises best for you depends on the type of arthritis you have and which joints are involved.

If you have arthritis, make sure you include these exercise types in your routine:

  • Improved joint mobility and flexibility exercises
  • Resistance training
  • Aerobic exercise
  • Better balance

Read the full article on Harvard Health Publications.

Rumana Dsouza

Rumana D’Souza is the social media and content coordinator for Prizm Media and Kudolife. She has found her life’s calling in writing about health and wellness, and believes she can make the world a touch healthier – one blog post at a time.

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