Exercises for OA seems paradoxical but there are more and more studies that exercises really helps relieve the pain.
Click on the link and watch this video at Everyday Health explains well what you need to include in a program of exercises for OA.
I am very worried about the way the guy was stretching and I certainly wouldn’t recommend doing it wobbling about like that! But all in all, this is a comprehensive and well explained video with excellent advice on the use of heat, ice and massage which also can make a huge difference to the amount of pain you suffer.
Exercises for OA Made Simple
As was suggested in the accompanying article the best thing to have is to get a program of exercises for OA designed for you. It recommends
Unless you are a fitness expert, you’ll probably want some expert advice on putting together a customized fitness plan that matches your abilities. A physical therapist in your doctor’s practice or nearby medical center is one option to get you started, or you might be able to join a supervised arthritis exercise program. But if you are like many people, with or without arthritis, you may not have the time or the money to join a gym or hire a trainer. A DVD exercise program that you do at home could be your solution to lessening arthritis pain and staying in shape.
The problem with a DVD is that you do not know how many repetetions of each exercise YOU need to do and how often YOU need to do them.
That is why I wrote How to Treat Osteoarthritis Naturally. Each program is specifically designed for people with OA and with the simple multiple choice questionnaire you can be sure you are doing the correct number of repetitions.
The exercises have step by step instructions and are demonstrated by a 77 year out guy so you won’t have to wonder “How on earth can I get in that position!” He has no background in physical therapy but has worked out what to do from the words alone so you should have no problem.
At $19.99 for a complete guide on How to Treat Osteoarthritis Naturally and including a complete self massage and exercise program I believe everyone can now get the best of care. By becoming your own physical therapist you can do your exercises for OA in the comfort of your own home, at a time convenient to you and there is no specialist equipment needed.
Click on the link to find out how to get a targeted program of exercises for OA designed for you so you can relieve your osteoarthritis pain and start doing all the things you dreamed of doing!