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As many as one in two Americans are expected to develop symptomatic osteoarthritis
, the most common form of arthritis, by age 85.
Do you think exercise is out of the question for you or older family members who have osteoarthritis? Actually, exercise becomes more important than ever. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there is ample scientific evidence suggesting that exercise can reduce pain and improve function, mood and quality of life for people with arthritis. It may also positively impact the symptoms of diabetes, heart disease and obesity. Read Full Post