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World Arthritis Day focused on exercise

13th October 2011

World Arthritis Day, an annual event that helps to raise awareness of diseases affecting the joints, muscles and bones, was marked on October 12 with the theme of “Move too Improve.”

That aimed to highlight the importance of regular physical activity for those with rheumatic and musculoskeletal conditions with exercise known to be beneficial for people with arthritis in ways such as through improved joint mobility and range of movement; better pain management; stronger muscles and bones; and slower disease progression.

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Article Information

Title: World Arthritis Day focused on exercise
Author: Mark Nicholls
Article Id: 20060
Date Added: 13th Oct 2011


Arthritis Research UK

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