My mum meenu, who is 54 has osteoarthritis in both her knees. She weights around 70 kilos and is 5ft 2 inches.Her mother, as well as her four aunts and all her cousins have osteoarthritis. She has recently joained a gym, and for a cardio activity cycles for aroung 10-15 mins. She says that after a week, the cycling has worsened the pain in her knees, and is afraid that cycling will further damage her cartilage. What effect does cycling have on the knees, and if it is infact detremental to her well being, can she engage in any other cardio activity?
Alternative Therapies for Arthritis
I work full time and almost every day go for a 30 minute walk. My RA is still very active. Should I not go for so many walks or go a shorter distance? Should I try another type of execise? Can doing to much cause damage to my joint and cause my RA to become worse? How can I tell when I am getting enough exercise without over doing it?
I have heard about reseach at your University on magnets. My friends were discussing magnets and the relief they give. I remember reading about your work on this subject somewhere. do you have an area where soneone can read your works and progress?
I was diagnosed with moderate RA 4 years ago. I am terrified of cartalige damage and bone erosion. Can taking a good Bone & Joint Nutritional supplement including Glucosmine help in prevention?
Are there any vitamins known to help reduce the pain and inflammation of arthritis?
At the present time, do we know if there is any possible benefit to taking a low dose of doxycycline for someone with generalized osteoarthritis?