Knee osteoarthritis: strength training for pain relief and functional improvement by Phil Page, M.S., P.T., ATC, CSCS
Many people claim the body starts to fall apart at 40. They may be right. At this age, deconditioned individuals experience declines in their muscle strength, increases in their waistline and morning stiffness and soreness. The body also succumbs to normal aging and wear and tear. In many cases, cartilage breaks down and wears out, and osteoarthritis sets in.