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5 Ways to Keep Arthritis From Slowing You Down

Arthritis is a painful problem that can interfere with your ability to do the things you enjoy

 

But you can take steps to protect your joints, reduce discomfort, and improve mobility.

Physical or occupational therapists can be very helpful in teaching you how to modify activities and accomplish daily tasks more easily. But there are simple things you can do for yourself, starting today.

Here are five of them:

Keep moving

Avoid holding one position for too long. When working at a desk, for example, get up and stretch every 15 minutes. Do the same while sitting at home reading or watching television.

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