Exercise isn’t harmful for people with knee osteoarthritis

July 23, 2018 9:47 am Published by
“Advice to rest and avoid pain is commonly provided to people with knee and other joint pains. This advice is often wrong, and harmful. Inactivity and rest makes pain and osteoarthritis worse, not better in the longer term. Our joints need movement and exercise to stimulate repair and keep them strong. There is undisputable evidence that staying active and regular participation in exercise is safe and will help improve pain, and a person’s quality of life”Some great work here by physiotherapist Dr. Christian BartonWatch the video below from a patient’s perspective. Myth Busted Exercise helpsknee

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