The best exercises in the case of osteoarthritis on the rodilla are those that strengthen the muscles of the anterior, lateral and internal part of the muscle, thus reducing the overload in this joint.
Exercises must be performed every day, performing 3 sets of 20 repetitions each. Asimism, you must bear in mind that between each series you must rest for 15 seconds. It is important that the exercises are indicated by a physical therapist on an individual basis, so that they are adapted according to the needs of the person.
Arthrosis is a degeneration of the joint that causes pain and discomfort in which, despite not being cured, a great improvement in the symptoms can be achieved through physical therapy and the medications prescribed by the doctor. Other measures that can help the success of the treatment are changes in daily life, such as losing weight, avoiding exercising and using suitable sports shoes or a sufficiently comfortable one instead of sandals or going barefoot. Learn more about osteoarthritis of rodilla.
Recommended physical activity
The most recommended exercises for those people who suffer from arthrosis en la rodilla son:
- Light walk with suitable sports shoes;
- Ride a bicycle;
- Hydrotherapy or hydrogymnasia.
However, the doctor or the physical therapist can indicate the best exercise for each specific case, as they may have variations depending on the severity of the injury presented.
Exercises are excellent for treating osteoarthritis on the knee because they help to strengthen the leg muscles, increase bone density and reduce pain. It is important to strengthen the muscles that form the quadriceps in case of osteoarthritis in the rodilla, as they control the impact of the foot in the soil, reducing the degeneration of the joint and reducing the need for surgery.
See some exercises that you can do for the rodillas.
Pilates exercises for osteoarthritis on the rodilla
Pilates exercises for osteoarthritis on the rodilla must be guided by a physical therapist with specific knowledge of the technique. There are several Pilates exercises that can be used in the treatment of arthrosis, and their application will depend on the degree of the injury and the symptoms presented by the individual.
Some examples of pilates exercises for the rodillas are:
Raise the trunk supported on the ball
Elevate your pelvis as high as you can
not recommended exercises
In all types of physical activity it is indicated in people who have arthrosis on the wheels, some examples of exercises that are not recommended are: running, jumping, step (platform) and martial arts. These are not advised, they can produce a great impact on the wheels, which can increase the injury and worsen the illness, thus increasing the need for surgery.
Aside from the exercises, to control the pain in the rodilla and improve the quality of life of the person, it is necessary to invest in other types of treatments that include food, use of medicines and alternative therapies.
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