Arthritis can cause stiffness, pain and inflammation in one or more joints or muscles. Regular exercise can reduce the pain of arthritis and improve joint mobility and strength. Exercise is a key component to improving Health. People with arthritis should engage in a balanced and regular exercise regime.

Exercise is important in arthritis as it helps to reduce the pain and maintain mobility. It also boosts energy, keeps muscles strong and can prevent from disability. There are many benefits of exercise for arthritis.

According to Dr. Kunal Patel, exercise can facilitate joint nourishment, build muscular strength and improve balance, ease pain and stiffness of joint and improve balance, reduce joint deformity and improve posture, maintain bone density and prevent from osteoporosis, help to maintain a healthy body weight, improve overall health and fitness level.

People with arthritis should do some form of physical activity every day. These exercises should ideally help with strength which provides stability to joint and improve the ability to perform daily tasks, mobility which helps to maintain the range of motion and flexibility of joint and cardiovascular fitness which helps to improve the condition of your lungs, heart and blood circulation.

Some other benefits of exercises is reduction in the risk of hypertension, obesity, osteoporosis, heart diseases, diabetes, colon cancer. Exercises can also help to decrease anxiety, promotes a state of relaxation, boost happiness level, improves mood and well-being and so on. These exercises can help with strength, mobility and cardiovascular fitness:

  • Chair exercises
  • Swimming
  • Dancing
  • Strength
  •  training
  • Aerobics
  • Cycling