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Swimming Helps OA

Swimming Helps OA

This is a continuation of our series of articles from the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons’ Full Guideline for the Treatment of Knee Osteoarthritis.

Recommendation 4 – Patients with symptomatic osteoarthritis of the knee should participate in low-impact aerobic exercise.

Aerobic exercise has a significant effect on disability and pain relief. ┬áIt doesn’t cost much and the additional health benefits are well documented.