Have arthritis? It might be time to get moving
If you have arthritis, not moving may seem like the solution for the pain – but it’s not. This week, The Washington Post published an article about the benefits of exercise for people with arthritis. According to experts quoted in the article, exercise should be part of treatment for most arthritis cases because inactivity increases joint damage. People with arthritis are advised to seek 150 minutes of moderate exercise a week. Non-impact sports are recommended, like walking, cycling, swimming or cross-country skiing. Read the full piece for more in-depth recommendations about what types of exercise might be best for you.