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Osteoarthritis: ‘Sit to stand’ exercise from dining chair can reduce joint degeneration


A healthy amount of exercise can help to reduce inflammation, the process which is responsible for the destruction of OA joints.

Phil Evans, a lead physiotherapist at Urban Body, who was also an official physiotherapist at the Commonwealth Games, said: “Movement gets the blood flowing, which is our best and most natural form of anti-inflammation.”

For osteoarthritis patients, he recommended walking and several other activities.

“Walking is the easiest and most practical way to get healthy movement daily but cycling and swimming are great choices too,” said Evans.

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