Benefits of Exercise
There are many known benefits associated with getting enough exercise and participating in enough physical activity. This is especially true for individuals with arthritis, who may enjoy the following additional benefits:
- Reduction in pain, soreness, and weakness in affected joints
- Renewed and improved functioning and flexibility in affected joints
- Improved ability to conduct activities of daily living
- Increased sense of well-being
- Improved quality of life
These benefits can be obtained through regular exercise without worsening existing symptoms and severity of an individual’s arthritis.