Lower Your Arthritis Risk With Cross Training Says HSS Doctor

Paramus Daily Voice—November 22, 2016

In a recent article published by Paramus Daily Voice, Anil Ranawat, MD, sports medicine surgeon at HSS, describes the importance of cross-training.

According to Dr. Ranawat, certain sports can increase the load on joints, raising the risk of osteoarthritis over time. It's important to cross-train to protect your hips, knees and ankles.

"Learn how to land properly," said Dr. Ranawat. "If you play a sport that requires a lot of jumping, like basketball or volleyball, land so that pressure is placed more evenly on the knees, reducing the risk of injury."

Read the full article at Paramus.DailyVoice.com.

 

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