Arthritis can cause stiffness and pain throughout the body, making it difficult to perform everyday tasks. However, regular exercise can help improve the range of motion and reduce pain. This workout targets every joint from neck to toe.
It is essential to start with deep inhales and exhales to focus on joint movement and range of motion. First, we will work on the neck by releasing the right ear towards the right shoulder and then the left ear towards the left shoulder. We will also roll the head forward and back to stretch the neck. Next, we will move on to the shoulders by shrugging them up and then circling them forward and back to target the rotator cuffs and shoulder joints.
We will also work on the elbows by bending them and performing bicep curls. Finally, you will target your hands and fingers by making a fist and squeezing your fingers together, then wiggling your fingers to get movement in all of the joints.
It is essential to use a sturdy and comfortable chair for this workout and to have water nearby. Remember to always listen to your body and only do what you can handle. As always, it is essential to consult a doctor before starting any new exercise routine.
Arthritis and other inflammation issues can make it difficult for seniors to perform everyday tasks and cause joint stiffness and pain. However, regular exercise can help improve the range of motion and reduce pain. In this workout, we will target every joint from the head down to the toes, combining deep breathing, neck stretches, shoulder exercises, and hand and finger movements. This full-body workout can be done daily and is designed to be done in a comfortable chair, making it accessible for seniors with limited mobility. Additionally, it is essential to consult a doctor before starting any new exercise routine.
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