How does exercise help osteoarthritis?
Regular exercise helps to keep muscles strong around the joint.
Exercise can make osteoarthritis symptoms such as pain and swelling better.
Your muscles become stronger providing better support to the joint
Your joints become supple and less likely to become stiff
Your joints will maintain their range of movement
It improves your overall health and fitness
Exercise releases endorphins – natural painkillers
Exercise can help you get good sleep.