Arthritis is a disease that affects the joints of our body causing pain, inflammation and stiffness. This is caused due to deterioration of cartilage that acts as a lubricant between the two bones.
There are misconception among people that exercises makes the Arthritis disease even worse but actually exercises helps in making the joints flexible.
Exercises are advised for every person whether am arthritis patient or not. It keeps you fit and healthy and keeps you away from many type of diseases.
Though any types of exercise like walking, swimming, aerobics and biking are advised for Arthritis , Ayurveda recommends Yoga as the best treatment of arthritis disease. Swimming is another exercise that is much advised by doctors as it involves movement of whole body.
The exercises regime for an Arthritis patient should be well planned and must be carried out only on the advice of Ayurvedic doctor. Doctors formulate am exercise program that include Asanas and Yoga exercises that helps in curing arthritis.
Stretching exercises and motion exercises are carried out to increase the flexibility of the joints. Stretching exercises includes touching your toe, knee bends, etc. Strengthening exercises or asanas are carried out that strengthens the bones. Stamina building exercises and asanas involve some tough exercises.
Arthritis exercise should be accompanied with perfect diet. It should be nutritious being rich in vitamin, proteins and minerals and at the same time should be lightweight. Just the exercise helps partly and a perfect diet must be matched for complete treatment.
Diet should include lots of fruit and raw vegetable. Fruit juices and vegetables soups are also preferred. Fruits like apples, strawberries, peaches, mango, strawberries and vegetables like broccoli, cabbage, spinach, carrot, sweet potatoes, etc can be taken by Arthritis patient. Seeds and nuts like sunflower seeds, linseeds, pumpkin seeds, walnuts, almond, etc also helps.