As baby-boomers become senior-boomers arthritis is projected to increase by 40%–affecting 67 million Americans–in the next 2 decades. At issue is improving and managing arthritis pain.
Leigh Callahan, PhD, Thurston Arthritis Research Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, evaluated the basic 8-week Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program. The study showed:
Researchers believe that their research proves that it is a myth that exercise exacerbates arthritis symptoms.