Latest draft guidelines out today from NICE highlight the importance of exercise in help Osteoarthritis. Just like grey hair most people will show signs of wear and tear in their joints as they age. Sometimes this can lead to pain which then makes exercise more difficult.

It is important to try and address any pain by using painkillers such as ibuprofen or a painkilling gel on the area and then seek advice from a health professional such as a physiotherapist or chiropractor as they can help alleviate some of your pain and get you back to exercising again.

Obviously if the arthritis is too bad then a replacement would be best, but the more you can stay active and keep your muscles strong, the quicker you will recover from a replacement.

Exercise is so important through out lives. As we age our muscles can become weaker so it is more important than ever that as we age we keep doing strengthening exercises as well as aerobic ones.

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We also have some fantastic classes to gradually get you back into exercise from Tai Chi, Pilates and Yoga any of these exercises are perfect to get your body moving again.

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