Arthritis and the winter months.
Get some tips on how to manage your condition over the cooler months.
Sufferers generally complain about hand and wrist pain, neck and knees are the most common. Find out how to keep moving this winter as Sarah Carmichael talks about what you can do to help.
Top Tips to maintain knee health
Strength Exercise: Strength training that focuses heavily on building up muscles in the quadriceps and hamstrings can decrease pain and help people better tolerate arthritis and other structural knee problems. Staying active helps control weight and build muscle, both of which can help protect your knees from further damage.
Stretching: Stretches that focus on the calf, hamstring and quadriceps muscles take pressure off the knees and kneecaps. A well-conditioned, flexible body is less likely to develop overuse ...