Forbes India 15th Anniversary Special

Physical activity and health

Dr.Sagar Gupta converse about the benefits of exercise for chronic pain management

Published: Jul 21, 2022 03:47:08 PM IST

Physical activity and healthPhysical activity and exercise have been frequently recommended by various physicians across the globe for different chronic pain management. Rheumatic arthritis and osteoarthritis are the most common musculoskeletal conditions faced by majority of the population worldwide. These conditions may intensify with chronic fatigue, severe pain in muscles and joints, immune system complications, psychological imbalances, and depression.

One of the best solutions to overcome these manifestations is physical activities and regular exercise. Light exercise and moderate workouts are extremely beneficial in preventing the negative impacts of pain on the physical and mental well-being of an individual. Physical therapy can strengthen the muscles on joints, thus assisting in their proper functioning.

This video presents the physical activities and exercise strategies that can relieve and improve the severity and intensity of the pain, which in turn boosts the musculoskeletal functioning and overall quality of life.

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