Arthritis and Exercise

Regular exercise is one of the most important things you can do to manage your arthritis and improve your quality of life. Exercise will reduce pain, keep you moving, restore flexibility and protect your joints against further damage.

Research supports a whole host of other benefits when you exercise as well, such as:

  • Helping you sleep better
  • Lifting your mood and mental wellbeing
  • Reducing stress levels
  • Lifting your confidence and self esteem
  • Helping with weight management
  • Promoting good heart and lung health
  • Lowering blood pressure and cholesterol
  • Managing blood sugar levels (diabetes)
  • Improving strength and balance
  • Giving you more energy

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