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5 Tips to Avoid Joint Pain



As the connections between your bones, joints will sustain a certain amount of wear­ and-tear as we age.


Remaining pain-and arthritis-free requires practicing good joint

preservation techniques.


The following techniques will help you to treat your joints with care as they age.


MOVEMENT

Every day, move each joint through its full range of motion to sustain mobility and freedom from pain. Make sure your movements are slow and gentle to avoid injury, and

be careful not to overextend.


PROPER USE

Be sure to extend and flex your joints in the manner for which they are intended. Avoid

overextending or stressful positions as well as techniques that could put you at risk for injury.


POSTURE


The manner in which you carry your body has a significant impact on whether your joints will remain pain-free. Practice good posture by adjusting work spaces to you