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Costs rise when joint pain limits activity-6027

Costs rise when joint pain limits activity

As part of the US Medical Expenditures Panel Survey (2011), 3,793 adults reported they had any type of arthritis or joint pain (including back pain). Most of them (87.7%) were 45 years and older.

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Arthritis limits activities, but exercise helps-6025

Arthritis limits activities, but exercise helps

Over 100 conditions describe the inflammation of a bone joint, which is the definition of "arthritis."

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Chair yoga reduces pain of osteoarthritis-5933

Chair yoga reduces pain of osteoarthritis

Physical activity is one of the ways to reduce pain and restore functional ability among people with osteoarthritis, the wearing away of connective tissue around the joints (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention).

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Small amounts of physical activity can reduce arthritis disability-5924

Small amounts of physical activity can reduce arthritis disability

The pain and stiffness accompanying arthritis can make it challenging for people to meet the physical activity guidelines
of participating in 150 minutes of moderate-intensity physical activity during a week.

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Guide on policies to increase physical activity among people with osteoarthritis-5294

Guide on policies to increase physical activity among people with osteoarthritis

ICAA is a member of the Osteoarthritis Action Alliance, physical activity workgroup. The free OA Action Alliance Implementation Guide is now online.

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Reduce sedentary time to improve function with knee osteoarthritis-5292

Reduce sedentary time to improve function with knee osteoarthritis

The common symptom of osteoarthritis is pain, along with stiffness and swelling in the affected joint. Osteoarthritis in the knee, the most common site, can make it hard to walk and step up or down. Yet, physical activity is one of the best ways to treat osteoarthritis (National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases).

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