Exercise tips for stronger knees: 5 fitness ways to deal with knee Osteoarthritis

Here are some exercises that can help strengthen the knees and alleviate knee osteoarthritis

Published on Nov 21, 2023 07:00 AM IST 7 Photos

According to health experts, exercise is one of the best treatments for knee osteoarthritis as it can reduce pain, improve your ability to do everyday activities, and increase your quality of life. A mix of strength, overall fitness (aerobic) and flexibility exercises may be best. In an interview with Zarafshan Shiraz of HT Lifestyle, Dr (Lt. Col) Pawan K Gupta, President – Medical and Regulatory Affairs at Stempeutics Research, suggested some exercises that can help strengthen the knees and alleviate knee osteoarthritis -(Twitter/JWatch)

1. Walking: Walking is a low-impact exercise that can help improve overall fitness and reduce pain in the knees. (Unsplash)

2. Cycling: Cycling is another low-impact exercise that can help improve cardiovascular health and strengthen the muscles around the knee joint.(Unsplash)

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3. Swimming: Swimming is a great exercise for people with knee osteoarthritis because it is low-impact and does not put pressure on the joints. (HT PHOTO)

4. Yoga: Yoga can help improve flexibility and balance, which can reduce the risk of falls and injuries.(Unsplash)

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