• How to Modify Exercises if You Have Knee Pain Due to Arthritis

    22 days ago - By Cathe Friedrich

    Knee pain makes exercise, and everything else, more challenging! The number of people suffering from knee pain is rapidly rising as the population ages and rates of obesity continue to climb. Being overweight or obese magnifies the force you place on your knee joints and that force is amplified further when you walk or climb stairs. When walking on flat ground, the force on your knees is around 1.5 times your body weight, but when you climb stairs, it rises to 4 times your weight! No wonder osteoarthritis of the knees is so common.
    Some people with knee pain retire to the couch, believing...
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