Arthritis is the swelling and tenderness of one or more joints and is a major concern in millions across the globe.

The main symptoms include joint pain and stiffness that worsen with age.

While people will advise a lot of things, here are some dos and don'ts that may help you deal with Arthritis:

Keep the joints moving

Do daily, gentle stretches that move your joints keeping them active.

Use proper postures

A physical therapist can show you how to sit, stand and move correctly.

Know your limits

Balance activity and rest, and don't overdo it.

Manage weight

Being overweight can increase complications of arthritis and contribute to arthritis pain.

Quit smoking

Smoking causes stress on connective tissues, which can increase arthritis pain.


Keep up with regular exercise to keep your body active.