‘Tai-Chi Chuan exercise appears to be safe for RA patients and may serve as an alternative for their exercise therapy and part of their rehabilitation program. Weight-bearing exercises have the potential advantages of stimulating bone growth and strengthening connective tissue, but this effect needs to be documented in long-term studies’


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Aquatic Exercise and Tai Chi Effective Therapy for Osteoarthritis

Many people with osteoarthritis (OA) in their knees or hips don’t move around enough to loosen up those achy joints or gain the other health benefits of being physically active. Several studies have shown that strength training and aerobic exercise can improve pain, physical function and the general health of people with knee OA. This is great, but for sedentary people who are in pain, the idea of lifting weights or taking a brisk walk may seem like too big a step to take.


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Arthritis is Not Caused By Old Age

Ray was not happy. He was not happy with the manner that the specialist spoke to him and he was not at all happy to be labelled as old. He was determined to give the doctor a piece of his mind when a thought came to him. “Hey,” he said. “Do I have any arthritis in my left hip? “he asked. “The scans show that you left hip is clear of any arthritis,” replied the specialist.

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