Osteoarthritis affects millions of people across the world and is the most common form of arthritis. It can damage the hands, shoulders, knees, hips and spine. While some people might be reluctant to exercise fearing it could harm their joints, research shows that that the opposite is true. People with osteoarthritis should continue to exercise. Especially helpful are exercises that are both low impact and that use a large range of motion. The best exercises involve as much of the body as possible. The goal is to move your joints through their full span. Strengthening exercises are also necessary for those with osteoarthritis. The Gravity Ball’s unique design allows the user to do weighted grip-free resistance exercise safely and effectively even if you can’t hold weight or have poor grip strength.
Some exercises to start with:
Strengthening exercises include:
Maintaining a wholesome nutrient dense diet and daily exercise habits are important. Joint pain doesn’t have to stop you from being healthy. The Gravity Ball is all you need for your resistance exercise needs!