Benefits of Bicycling

Cycling is a good non-impact exercise for people with osteoarthritis of the knee, ankle or foot.

If you have osteoarthritis, it is important to stay physically active. It may hurt to move arthritic joints, but exercise will actually help ease that pain. Strengthening muscles helps stabilize and decrease pressure on joints. Exercise also boosts circulation of the lubricating fluid around joints. And it increases blood flow, which brings nutrients to the joint and removes waste products.
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