world arthritis day

Ever thought dance could help you? If you read what Anna has to say you may be surprised 🙂

Streets On Pointe


Due to world arthritis day in couple of days I would like to say some things about dance and how dancing could relieve the pain of arthritis

Having a waltz around the room or enjoying a yoga class can work wonders for millions of people suffering from arthritis, say researchers.

A study found hospital-based exercise programs such as Pilates, yoga or dance fitness can relieve the pain of the disease.

American scientists studied at the effectiveness of exercise programmes run by the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City.

They found the weekly programmes significantly improved enjoyment of life and balance, and decreased pain and the severity and frequency of falls.

Sandra Goldsmith, director of the Public and Patient Education Department at HSS said: ‘When participants were asked to report their level of pain severity, there were statistically significant reductions in pain from pre- to post-test.

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9 Responses to world arthritis day

  1. Thank you so much! I hope to evoke people to work out more in their own way and make them realize that’s its not only good for the external body but the internal to and can affect the possitive way of living in general. Never’s too late for that change! Xx Anna

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  2. englepip says:

    I believe this to be very good advice. Keep moving. My mother suffered bay from arthritis and initially was told to rest. I believe in the early stages of a flare up this may still be the only way but thereafter not exercising made the bouts worse every time. Move it or lose it.

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  3. Carolyn Page says:

    A wonderful reblog, Charlie… Thank You.. 😉 😉

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  4. vikinggipsie says:

    Nice article….dance also helps with Alzheimer’s and depression too 🙂 Dance for life!

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  5. Just beautiful 🤗

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  6. Beautiful writing and spirit. I am also a survivor and have been lately using an Indian Ayurvedic medicine for arthritis for joint pain relief.

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