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Osteoarthritis Exercise Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Osteoarthritis Exercise.

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The Causes of Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis, the most common form of arthritis, is a major health problem affecting an estimated 21 million adults in the United States alone. Osteoarthritis begins with the breakdown of joint cartilage which results in pain, stiffness, swelling a...  Read more

Dietary Supplements for Osteoarthritis

When cartilage that cushions your joints begins to breakdown faster than your body can replace it, you develop osteoarthritis. Without this protective tissue, the bones in your joints rub together, causing pain, tenderness, swelling and stiffness. Lo...  Read more

Types of Arthritis

When you hear the term "arthritis," you probably imagine painful and stiff joints. While that is pretty accurate (arthritis literally means "joint inflammation"), there are actually over 100 different types of arthritis, which is...  Read more

Foods That Fight Osteoarthritis

Unlike other forms of forms of arthritis, your risk of developing osteoarthritis is largely related to lifestyle factors like diet, weight, exercise, and previous injury. In fact, dietary and lifestyle changes can have a huge affect on the prevention...  Read more

5 Healthy Habits That Are Making You Sick

You eat right (most of the time), hit the gym regularly and keep a clean house, especially during cold and flu season. So, why are you still getting sick? It turns out that some of the best things we do to stay healthy can expose us to germs when don...  Read more

Exercises... so I have a question. My typical work
Updated 9/21/2016 5:15:27 PM

Exercises... so I have a question. My typical workout is mostly weight lifting and I can't find the specific exercise in Spark, what can I do to add them?...  Read more

#weight #exercise I finished week 4 day 3 of couch
Updated 9/21/2016 2:12:26 PM

#weight #exercise I finished week 4 day 3 of couch25k. Day 2was difficult and was concerned about today but to my surprise I made it. Hopefully it will work again. Have lost a pound in 2weeks. VERY SLOW UGH. This is my plan though so good going....  Read more

I have been really "slacking" in diet and exercise
Updated 9/21/2016 4:56:02 PM

I have been really "slacking" in diet and exercise. I want able to exercise for a few days last week because of a medical reason. Back at it today. 20 pounds to go!!...  Read more

Is there a way to connect my Fitbit to my exercise
Updated 9/21/2016 12:46:29 PM

Is there a way to connect my Fitbit to my exercise log on here??...  Read more

I need help with exercises
Updated 9/22/2016 6:33:09 AM

Hi I am looking for tips /advice on exercises I can do with a broken ankle, I have been doing sit ups, weights & push ups but looking for some more ideas to keep me motivated , I really don't want to put weight on as I was actually managing to lose w...  Read more

Best exercise for knee pain?

Approximately 27 million adult Americans in 2005 suffered from knee pain due to osteoarthritis, as reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Engaging in physical workout is known to relieve arthritic symptoms. Aside from walking, wh...  Read more

Herbs and Supplements for Osteoarthritis

You've been managing your osteoarthritis for a while now. You know that the medications your doctor prescribed for you play an important role in relieving pain, making joint movement easier and preventing further damage from inflammation. But like...  Read more

Moms And Dads At Home Getting Healthy Together

Hello moms and dads! Huddle the children, your furry friends and let's get out for some exercise and away from the temptations of that beast called the fridge! See you soon!...  Read more

Flip-Flops May Not Be So Bad After All

Last spring I wrote a blog about my obsession with my beloved flip-flops. With the exception of a few months during the winter, flip-flops are my primary spring, summer and fall shoe staple. I wear them almost every day, the only exception is when I...  Read more

Think Exercise is Bad for Your Knees? Think Again!

Over the years, I've gotten some interesting comments when family or friends find out I'm a runner. "Be careful- that stuff is terrible for your knees!" or "Why would you want to do that kind of damage to your joints?" are...  Read more

Osteoarthritis & Exercise

Arthritic pain has been intense today, but I feel as though I desperately need to move. So I'll commence tomorrow morning. That's the plan....  Read more

Osteoarthritis & exercise

I have a touch of osteoarthritis at the base of my thumb in my right hand. After a major car accident (end of 1999), I had a lot of pain there & had to wear a brace for a few months. X-rays showed that of the 9 pebblelike bones just above the wrist,...  Read more