Arthritis Exercise Program
The Arthritis Exercise Program at Southeast Georgia Health System was designed to help people with arthritis gain flexibility, strengthen their muscles, and reduce pain and stiffness. With less pain, people with arthritis may be able to reduce their reliance on pain medication and enjoy a more active lifestyle!
Exercise can help:
- Control weight
- Enable increased daily activities
- Improve bone density and strength
- Improve mood
- Increase endurance
- Increase energy levels
- Maintain flexibility and strengthen joints
- Reduce the deterioration of bone and cartilage
- Strengthen your heart
Who should attend the program?
Anyone who routinely experiences joint pain, stiffness, and/or limited range of motion is invited to attend. This program may be for you if you have arthritis or a related condition such as:
- Back and neck pain
Who leads the exercise program?
An Arthritis Foundation® certified exercise specialist teaches program participants special range of motion and strengthening exercises. Proper techniques for exercising from a sitting or standing position are also taught. Don’t let arthritis keep you on the sidelines another day. Contact your doctor or the Southeast Georgia Health System Outpatient Rehabilitation Care Center nearest you to find out more about the Arthritis Exercise Program.
For more information, please call 912-466-5330.