Exercise of the Month – Hand Exercises

Exercise of the Month – Hand Exercises

Hand exercises may help to reduce stiffness, improve muscle strength and joint range of motion in people who have arthritis. There is no one-size-fits-all hand prescription for people with arthritis, but an occupational therapist, physiotherapist or rheumatologist can help design…

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Exercise of the Month – Warm Water Exercise

Exercise of the Month – Warm Water Exercise

Water exercise involves exercising in a pool – usually a heated, warm water pool – and may also be called ‘hydrotherapy’. It is one of the most comfortable and effective ways that a person with arthritis can exercise because the…

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Benefits of Strength Training

Benefits of Strength Training

Strength training is a name for activities or exercises that build the strength of your muscles. Strength training involves working your muscles a little harder than you do in normal life, usually against some form of resistance. You can do…

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Exercise of the Month – Modified Plank

Exercise of the Month – Modified Plank

Wall plank – example of a modified plank This month’s exercise of the month focuses on the abdomen. Considered the centre of the body, it is what connects the upper half of the body to the lower half. Formed by…

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