Cdc's Great Arthritis Remedy: Exercise, Self-Management
Aldrich, Nancy, Aging Today
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Older adults looking for arthritis pain relief should take a regular dose of physical activity-swimming, brisk walking, bicycling, gardening or raking leaves. That's because the problems that plague the health of many Americans-lack of exercise and being overweight-also contribute to the pain and disability of arthritis.
"The most important message is that there is a lot that people who have arthritis can do to help themselves," said senior behavioral scientist Teresa J. Brady of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta. Using the slogan "Physical Activity-The Arthritis Pain Reliever," CDC has directed a …
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Publication information: Article title: Cdc's Great Arthritis Remedy: Exercise, Self-Management. Contributors: Aldrich, Nancy - Author. Magazine title: Aging Today. Volume: 25. Issue: 6 Publication date: November/December 2004. Page number: 12+. © American Society on Aging Jan/Feb 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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