Photo Credit: Patrizia Tilly Once the pain level has gone down, it’s time to get on your feet. In short, the answer to whether or not arthritis can be helped by exercise is: YES. Studies have shown that exercise helps people with arthritis in many ways. Exercise reduces joint pain and stiffness and increases flexibility, […]
Joint Protection for Everyday Living For some people, managing activities of daily living can be difficult due to joint pain or chronic illness. Joint Protection and Work Simplification are proven strategies that can help you manage these tasks. While some may seem novice, most people find themselves in a routine and may not think to […]
Image Credit: Vectomart 14 Ingredients to Ease Joint Discomfort Glucosamine Sulfate / HCL Chondroitin Sulfate MSM Omega 3 Fatty Acids Manganese Ascorbate Boswellia Serrata (Boswellin) Niacinamide Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Aloe Vera Bromelaine Yucca Glucosamine Sulfate / Glucosamine HCL This is the biggest and best in this list. It has been extensively studied […]
Copyright: Staras Arthritis of the Shoulder Exercises: Stand at the bottom of stairs that has a banister or handrails on both sides. Left Shoulder: Place your hand on the left-hand banister and gently slide your hand up and down. Repeat 10 times. Right shoulder: Place your right hand on the right-hand banister and gently slide […]
Photo Credit: 9nong Arthritis Pain Management: Gentle Elbow Exercises Sometimes referred to as “tennis elbow,” elbow joint pain is one of the common symptoms when dealing with arthritis. In fact, the elbow is one of the most common locations for arthritis on your body. Elbow Arthritis Inflammation in your elbow can be the result of […]
Photo Credit: Alexey Poprotsky Arthritis of the Knee: Prevention & Exercises As we all know, unfortunately there is no cure for arthritis in its many varied forms, including arthritis of the knee. Therefore “prevention” and “management” should be the watch words in dealing with this chronic and progressive disease. Prevention: Educate, educate, educate yourself. Knowledge […]
Copyright: Sebastian Kaulitzki From a sitting or standing position, look straight ahead. Tilt your head sideways bringing your ear to your shoulder. Hold for 5 seconds. Repeat on the other side. Increase repetitions as comfortable, while increasing range-of-motion.
Copyright: Kamil Macniak Arthritis Pain Management: Gentle Hand Exercises Low-impact exercises are crucial to assist in arthritis pain management . The following are suggestions on how to minimize arthritic hand pain during computer use and best practices for lifting and moving heavy objects. These will be followed by a wonderful, gentle exercise that focuses on […]