Many people worry that exercising with osteoarthritis could harm your joints and cause more pain. These beliefs rely on ancient outdated non-medical models of osteoarthritis and have simply been passed down and carried on from the pseudoscientific beliefs of the 1700’s.
Pool based exercise, also known as hydrotherapy, provides many health and fitness benefits to your exercise program. The weightless environment of water takes the load off your joints facilitating pain free movement and giving you the chance to improve strength and flexibility.
Last year, we shared Rona’s Body Smart Success Story on the blog to show you that anything is possible, at any age. And now, we have another success story that we are so excited to share with you, from our member Denis Cook!
We love helping people achieve their health and fitness goals, and that’s why we do what we do! So, we want to start sharing some of their success stories on the blog so you can see for yourself that fantastic results they have achieved from working regularly with one of our Exercise Physiologists.
Osteoporosis is a ‘silent disease’ that currently affects 1.2 million Australians and has no clear symptoms until the first fracture occurs. The most common sites for Osteoporosis are in the hip, spine, wrist, upper arm, forearm and ribs.