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Osteoarthritis and Exercise

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Osteoarthritis, sometimes referred to as OA, is a common condition that affects our joints, causing pain, swelling, and stiffness.

By taking this short, interactive lesson, you will learn the answers to the following questions:

  • How common is OA of the hip and knee?
  • Is it a normal part of aging?
  • How can you best manage the symptoms of OA with a lifestyle plan that includes exercise?
  • What kinds of exercises and physical activities should you be doing?
  • What role does managing your weight play in an effective self-management plan?

Meet Cynthia and Joe and learn what changes they made to reduce their osteoarthritis symptoms and improve their quality of life.

Estimated time to complete lesson - 15 minutes


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    May 13, 2021

  • Subject Area
    • Mental Health and Wellness
    • Safety, Security, Finances, & Personal Planning
    • Information, Referral, & Advocacy
  • Audience
    • Service Providers (Non-profits, Community Organizations, Local government)
    • Health Authorities
    • Caregivers, Seniors & Volunteers
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