Friday, 9 November 2018

Best Exercises For Arthritis Which Helps Ease Its Pain And Stiffness :

Woman Stretching on Grass FieldEXERCISE is VITAL :-Exercise can help to improve health and fitness without hurting joints with current treatment program.It can
1. Strengthen the muscles around joints.
2. Help to maintain bone strength.
3. Provide more energy to get through the day.
4. Help to control weight.
5. Make it easier to get a good sleep at night
6.Enhance the quality of life and
7. It improve body and mind balance.
                                   EXERCISES FOR ARTHRITIS :
Doctors or physical therapists may recommend exercises like Aerobic,Strengthening,Range of motion and other activities.
[a] Aerobic Exercises :- These exercises help overall fitness.They can improve cardiovascular health which help to control weight and provide more stamina and energy.Low-impact aerobic exercises that are easier on joints include walking,bicycling,swimming and using an elliptical machine.Try to work way up to 150 minutes of moderately intense aerobic exercises per week.
Moderate intensity aerobic exercise is the safest and most effective if it is done most days of the week,but even a couple of days a week is better than no exercise.To determine if the moderate intensity exercise zone,you should be able to carry on a conversation while exercising though your breathing rate will be increased.
[b] Strength Training :- These exercises help to build strong muscles that help support and protect joints.Weight training is an example of a strengthening exercise that can help to maintain or increase muscle strength.To avoid exercising the same muscle groups two days in a row.Rest a day between workouts,and take an extra day or two if joints are painful or swollen.
[c] Range of motion exercises :- These exercises relieve stiffness and increase ability to move joints through their full range of motion.These exercises might include movements such as raising arms over head or rolling shoulder forward and backward in most cases,these exercises can be done daily.
[d] Other activities :- Any movement no matter how small can help.Daily activities such as mowing the lawn,racking leaves and walking the dog count.Body awareness exercises such as gentle forms of yoga can help to improve balance,prevent falls,improve posture and coordination and promote relaxation.
Here are some tips to protect joints :-1. DO NOT OVERDO.
2. MOVE GENTLY.
3. GO SLOWLY.
4. KEEP THE IMPACT LOW.
5. APPLY HEAT.
6. ICE AFTERWARD. Apply ice on joints for up to 20 minutes as needed after activity especially after activity that causes joint swelling.

0 comments:

Post a Comment