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NY Rheumatologist Dr. Jean Park Touts Benefits of Water Exercise for Seniors with Arthritis
Date:2/13/2013

Somers, NY (PRWEB) February 13, 2013

Arthritis is the nation’s most common disability, affecting 50 million adults in America. Between 2007–2009 50% of adults 65 years or older reported an arthritis diagnosis. For seniors who suffer from arthritis, new research recommends the benefit of water aerobics to ease their pain. According to Dr. Jean Park of Somers Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine Group in New York, “for seniors who feel stymied by arthritis pain, all too often the prospect of increasing movement is the last thing they want to do because they fear injuring themselves further. But exercise in the water adds buoyancy and protects inflamed joints, and it can be fun.”
The Disease

Arthritis is an inflammation of a joint, usually accompanied by pain, swelling, and stiffness, and it may occur as a result of infection, trauma or degenerative change. Investigators at the University of Minnesota reviewed 193 studies published between 1970 and 2012. They looked at pain functioning and disability of those suffering from arthritis pain. Their research was published in the Nov. 6 2012 issue of the Annals of Internal Medicine.

“One of the more interesting findings of this study,” says Dr. Park “is that perseverance counts. For seniors who begin a recommended exercise, such as water aerobics, sticking to it is associated with better outcomes.” The results from the study indicate that water exercise patients report less pain, improved joint function, increased muscle strength and better perceived quality of life and well being.

Dr. Park cautions however that complying with an exercise does not mean exercising intensely. “In fact, moderate exercise is just fine. The Minnesota study did not find intense exercise to be associa
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