Tai Chi for Joint Pain

Everyday you see people around in parks and public areas performing some slow moving martial arts movements, it almost looks like a synchronized dance. Well what you are seeing is Tai Chi. Tai Chi has been practiced for years in China, and is now regarded as a therapy, a preventative measure and remedy for many […]

Hydrotherapy and Water Exercises for Joint Pain

Hydrotherapy and water exercises are a great option for joint pain and arthritis sufferers. It is well documented that exercise and activity will significantly help pain management for osteoarthritis. It will increase your joints range of motion, and strengthen the joint. Both of these lead to a healthier, more stable joint that will ultimately function […]

Walk with pain?

Should you push through the pain barrier? It’s a common question many arthritis sufferers ask themselves, and rightly so. There is so much information out there now about the benefits of exercise for arthritis. It is all true, but most people with arthritis don’t do the exercise necessary. The trick is to know what kind […]

Exercises for Joint Pain

Some exercises that are recommended for joint pain are Range of Motion Exercises Strength Exercises Hydrotherapy What are Range of Motion Exercises? Range of motion exercises help maintain normal joint function by keeping normal joint flexibility and range. Keeping a joint in a bent position may temporarily help to relieve the discomfort of osteoarthritis but […]

Exercise and Osteoarthritis

If there is pain, don’t do it right? Well yes and no. It’s not ideal to push through the pain, you are likely to cause more damage and further degeneration. However, becoming suddenly sedentary isn’t the best idea either. Exercise is really important to improve joint range of motion and to strengthen the muscles around […]