Salt Lake City is known as one of the healthiest cities in America to live. With all its indoor and outdoor activities that are possible to accomplish here, it seems to be the greatest place in the world for fitness and health potential. However not everyone would agree. People who are plagued various forms of arthritis might be discouraged from enjoying many forms of physical activities.
Arthritis can seem to be a cruel punishment to its victims, which is probably just about everyone sooner or later. As with many other physical ailments, arthritis discourages movement because of the associated pain in the joints of the body. Arthritis can start twisting and mangling the joints of the body to an almost unrecognizable form.
Now here comes the conundrum or a seeming contradiction in terms. Along with nutrient support like calcium, magnesium, vitamin D and phosphorus, there is the cure. Are you ready? It’s the very thing that arthritis discourages, yes, movement. Yes, learn to keep those arthritic joints moving. It might prolong your sense of self-reliance. You might think of exercising your arthritic joint like you would any other part of your body. Start by warming the joint, you might consider an anti inflammatory like ibuprofen. Move the particular joint(s) slow at first, of course that might be all the joint will do for a while. Think of doing groups of slow movements and work on stretching the particular joints on a daily even hourly basis where and when possible.
A few applications of maintenance might start improving the quality of life enabling the afflicted person to enjoy more of Utah’s fitness opportunities.