Treating Arthritis Exercise Book by Margaret Hills

9781847091611 Sheldon Press


If you have arthritis, it's all too easy to let pain and restricted activity become a way of life. With this illustrated collection of easy-to-follow exercises, you can gently boost levels of fitness and flexibility. The exercises balance rest, movement and relaxation in a way adapted to the needs of those with arthritis.

Topics include; Assessing your fitness level and how arthritis affects you Getting started and keeping going Warming up Stretches and strengtheners Checkpoints for each set of exercises Relaxation techniques Other forms of exercise you can do, including walking, swimming, cycling, yoga, Alexander technique and t'ai chi