Gymnastics Against Osteoarthritis & Diabetes

With targeted training, you can strengthen the joints and prevent joint wear. In this video we show you nine simple exercises for hip, knee, ankle and hands.

Joints need the right amount: the right amount of stress, the right amount of movement - not too violently, not too little, not too one-sided, so that they do not wear too quickly, become painful and immobile. People who hardly claim their joints, have just as competitive athletes, they use extreme, an increased risk of developing osteoarthritis cancer. This means that a joint wears off earlier and stronger than it does naturally in the course of age. Exercises effects our whole body diseases even in diabetes. Do you know about Diabetes Type 2.

There are various causes for osteoarthritis. Disposition, lifestyle, here mainly lack of movement and overweight , or certain diseases are among the factors that accelerate joint wear.

Those who are physically active in a more balanced form strengthen the muscles that hold and stabilize the joints. The internal skin of the joints is better circulated, gives more buildup to the joint fluid and thus to the protective cartilage layer. The joint remains flexible and mobile for longer even in children with diabetes.

So check the wear in time. By exercising regularly, you can choose from a variety of sports such as swimming, cycling, walking, cross-country skiing. With the appropriate gymnastics you also strengthen the joints, which can be most affected by osteoarthritis. These include the large joints of the hip and knee . More than men, women suffer from wear and tear. In the feet, the upper ankle joint and the big toe joint are often compromised.

Together with a physiotherapist, we have compiled nine simple exercises for you instead of Diabetic Neuropathy. They are suitable for daily short training at home. Some also help to relieve unilaterally demanded joints, for example in the office work, in between and quickly and effectively.

So it goes: You need a chair and a mat. Perform each exercise three to ten times on each page. Do not move too violently and jerks, do not force yourself or go beyond the pain threshold. The best thing to see is the whole video. Just click on the start arrow in the video image. Each exercise can also be called up separately if you move the mouse over the lower edge of the image. The individual exercise chapters will appear, which you can then click as desired.

Important : Consult your physician or physiotherapist if pain occurs during exercise, or you already have a starting arthritis or other disease. Ask which exercises are suitable for you. This is especially true if you have already been operated on the diseased joint or have received an artificial joint replacement. You can also ask if there is an arthrosis sport group in your area so that you can train under expert guidance.