Maintaining Healthy Joints: Ryan M. Palmer D.O.


There are certainly a lot of things that patients can do to help maintain a healthy joint. Weight control is a big part of that, and keeping the diet well balanced is very important.

General stretching regimens as well as strengthening regimens. Low-impact activities are excellent. Walking, hiking, swimming. These are all low-impact activities that patients can be involved in.

Maintaining mobility, maintaining flexibility, whether that’s through yoga or whether that’s even through lifting weights, that’s a very important aspect of maintaining good joint health.

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