Arthritis sufferers see big benefits from water aerobics

Arthritis sufferers see big benefits from water aerobics

Arthritis sufferers see big benefits from water aerobics

Arthritis sufferers see big benefits from water aerobics

LA CANADA-FLINTRIDGE, Calif – Massoud Mofid has been taking this water workout class for 15 years to help his osteoarthritis.

Now new research from the University of Minnesota School of Public Health shows that certain types of exercise may help knee osteoarthritis more than others.

The Arthritis Foundation sponsors programs like this one all across the country for thousands of people coping with arthritis.

Osteoarthritis is a joint disease that is the number one cause of disability in the U.S. Doctors say sticking to an exercise program is key to relieving pain and improving mobility.

Longtime osteoarthritis sufferer Kit McCormick agrees working out in the pool helps her stay active.

Proving the right, consistent exercise program can make all the difference.

According to the CDC, approximately 1 in 2 people may develop knee osteoarthritis in their lifetime.

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