Features May 2007 Issue

8 Things You Can Do Now To Control Arthritis Pain

Prevent or limit the impact of arthritis with dietary changes, weight loss, smarter living, and exercise.

Making lifestyle changes can make a difference when you suffer from arthritis. A recent trial among 252 people age 60 and older found combining moderate weight loss and exercise was an effective treatment for overweight adults with osteoarthritis. Another trial found people who took part in an 18-month program of exercise coupled with a reduced-calorie diet had a 24 percent improvement in physical function and a decrease of more than 30 percent in knee pain.

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