Hitting The Links? HSS Shares How To Manage Knee Arthritis

Paramus Daily Voice—November 1, 2016

In a recent article published by Paramus Daily Voice, Joseph A. Markenson, MD, rheumatologist at Hospital for Special Surgery, writes on how to manage knee arthritis while golfing.

According to Dr. Markenson, there is a common myth that if you have knee osteoarthritis (OA), physical activity will make your knees feel worse. However, that's not the case. The right treatment plan of regular physical activity has been shown to improve some arthritic symptoms.   

While it may seem counterintuitive, maintaining an active lifestyle can strengthen muscles, improve functionality, ease pain, and reduce depression and fatigue for those with knee OA, Dr. Markenson adds. 

To read the full article, visit Paramus.DailyVoice.com.

 

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