Irish Independent - Health & Living - - FOCUS ON ARTHRITIS -

here are ap­prox­i­mately 915,000 peo­ple in Ire­land liv­ing with arthri­tis, in­clud­ing one in ev­ery 1,000 chil­dren. Phys­i­cal ac­tiv­ity plays a vi­tal role in arthri­tis man­age­ment. Ac­cord­ing to Arthri­tis Ire­land, reg­u­lar, mod­er­ate ex­er­cise can re­duce joint pain and stiff­ness, strengthen the mus­cles, lig­a­ments and car­ti­lage around your joints, im­prove bal­ance and make it eas­ier to get a good night’s sleep. Here are 15 tips on stay­ing mo­bile with arthri­tis.

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