15 Ways to Ease Arthritis Pain with Exercise

When your joints ache, gentle exercises can ease chronic pain (16 Photos)

iVillage on Apr 25, 2012 at 2:20PM

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15 Ways to Ease Arthritis Pain with Exercise

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Why Exercise?

If arthritis makes moving hurt, then why would you want to exercise? It may seem counterintuitive, but exercise helps reduce arthritis pain. Not moving leads to stiff joints and weak muscles, which makes arthritis worse rather than better.

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