Fit 4 Life: Beat Arthritis Pain

Health & Fitness

The Newsletter About Physical Therapy & Personal Training

LET YOURPAINFALL OFFWITH THE LEAVES! It is that time of year again when your joints begin to ache more, feel stiff and limit your ability to tolerate activities in the cold. Why do your joints ache when it gets cold? Your joints are filled with fluid and so are your muscles, ligaments and tendons. When the air temperature is colder, tissues tend to become tighter, drier and stiffer. This is especially true for extremities more exposed to the elements and away from the core of the body. Hands, shoulders, knees, hips and ankles are most susceptible. (continued inside) Beat Arthritis Pain

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