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Exercise May Help Knees More Than Glucosamine And Chondroitin

Exercise for Joint Pain Relief

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  • Following an intensive diet and exercise program led to less pain and better function, along with better physical health-related qualify of life scores, in people with knee osteoarthritis
  • Exercise can help you to jumpstart weight loss if you're overweight, and this can lead to tremendous improvements in your joint pain
  • Exercise can improve bone density and joint function, which can help prevent and alleviate joint pain as you age
  • Your program should include a range of activities, just as I recommend for any exerciser -- weight training, high-intensity interval training (HIIT), stretching and core work can all be integrated into your routine

By Dr. Mercola

You've probably heard that glucosamine and chondroitin can help relieve symptoms of joint pain.

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