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2017 Reader’s Digest Association Inc. 2017 TRUSTED MEDIA BRANDS, INC. New research suggests that osteoarthritis sufferers can benefit from this super simple yoga routine. In 2017, more than 30 million people in the United States suffered from the debilitating effects of OA according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The condition, also known as degenerative arthritis, is characterized by breakdown of the cushy cartilage between bones. The loss can turn simple movements such as going downstairs, getting up from a chair, or simply walking around the house into agony. Could a simple yoga program ease pain for arthritis sufferers and get them on their feet again? The moves incorporated breathing exercises, stretches, and relaxation. Journal of the American Geriatric Society. Half of the seniors did the program twice weekly, while the rest took health education classes. After the eight weeks, the yoga group reported less pain and fatigue, and they were able to walk more easily.