Good Moves December 2003 Issue

Take A Dip, And Do Your Knees A Favor

Aquatic exercise is a stress-free fix for knee osteoarthritis

The disabling pain that comes with osteoarthritis of the knee may cramp your style on the tennis court, ski slope, and hiking trail. But if you’re like most people suffering from knee OA, the discomfort shouldn’t be enough to keep you from slipping into a warm swimming pool and, under the guidance of an aquatic exercise specialist, going through a series of comfortable routines designed to both ease your pain and strengthen your knee. …

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