Benefits of Exercise for Arthritic Patients


Studies have shown that exercises help people with arthritis in the following ways:-

        reduce joint pain and stiffness.

        increase flexibility and range of motion.

        increase the strength of muscle and ligament supporting the joints.

        reduce fatigue and stiffness.

        reduce excess weight.

        help to prevent and retard joint deformity.


Exercises also enhance cardiac fitness, and physical endurance, mental focus, and leads to an improved sense of well-being.




Written by John Chow, a practitioner of Chinese medicine, acupuncturist, masseur, healer and teacher of martial arts and spiritual paths in Melbourne, Australia.

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