Managing arthritic pain with exercise, especially Pilates

Equipment Pilates is an excellent form of exercise for  people with severe Osteoarthritis because a lot of the work we do is partial weight bearing, (lying down) and the compressional forces that exist when you are standing, are not there.

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Ergonomics - Making your job work with your body, not against it.

We spend our lives aware of risks. We wear a seat belt when we get in a car, or life-jackets when on water. But the small everyday actions that take up much of our lives carry a less obvious risk. One that can take time. Something your employer is duty bound to help you address - even if the employer is you!

So, next time you look at your desk, your car, your work station, why not take a moment to consider how to re-arrange the job to work with your body and not against it

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