It is not only okay to exercise with arthritis – exercises will likely be a part of your treatment plan! The right exercises can improve range of motion, increase flexibility, and strengthen muscles that support arthritic joints. Additionally, being able to shed pounds and maintain a healthy bodyweight will reduce the amount of stress and force endured by arthritic foot and ankle joints.
Of course, it is important on understand how to use exercise to improve an arthritic condition. Knowing which exercises work best and making sure you do not attempt to do too much is important. For this reason, come in and see our professionals and we can create an exercise plan that works for you and your schedule.
For more information on the additional components of arthritic care, or to set up a visit with Southern Oregon Foot & Ankle, simply give us a call at (541) 776-3338. You can also request an appointment for our Medford, OR office online right now.