I've teamed up with the Arthritis Foundation to encourage people to take steps towards exercising more in order to live a healthier lifestyle and fight against arthritis.
Did you know?
Osteoarthritis (OA) affects nearly 27 million Americans, and it is the most common form of arthritis. OA causes the cartilage that cushions the bones in joints to break down. OA affects both men and women. Up to age 55, OA is more common in men. After age 55, it is more common in women.
Treatment includes exercise, medications, use of heat and cold, joint protection and weight control. You can reduce your risk for OA by maintaining your recommended weight or losing weight if you are overweight.
Take steps to live the best that you can with osteoarthritis. Arm yourself against joint damage with the facts about exercise—and keep moving!
- Learn about the proven benefits of exercise for OA.
- Get current exercise recommendations for people with OA.