Osteoarthritis, or wear-and-tear arthritis, is the most common type of arthritis of the knee. Here are some tips and products designed to help minimize the pain and limitation associated with arthritis of the knees.
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Exercises that will help you if you have osteoarthritis include aerobic activities, such as walking, biking, swimming, and water aerobics. Talk with your doctor about exercising in moderation.
Be Good to Your Joints
If you have arthritis in your knees or hips, avoid any jolting exercises, such as jogging, and opt for low-impact, easy-on-the-joints aerobic exercises, like swimming. Remember to talk to your doctor before you begin an exercise program.
Train before skiing if you have arthritis!
If you love to hit the slopes, you can still do so even if you have arthritis â€“ but talk with your doctor first, and be sure to train for weeks leading up to your first ski trip of the season.