Encouraging exercise for older people
What is it about?
Over recent years, there has been a focus on encouraging exercise for older people, particularly those who suffer from arthritic conditions. Exercise is known to have many benefits for people of all ages, and even minimal exercise can help to maintain a joint's range of movement and suppleness. Physical activity can reduce pain for people with arthritis, helping maintain mobility and independence.
Why is it important?
This article explains how to encourage exercise and when to restrict exercise.
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