Truth. Does climbing stairs hurt joints?

Every year there are stair climbing competitions all over the country. One of the most famous is the climbing competition of Taiwan 101 Building. Even the Internet still circulates: [New England Journal > study shows that you can live 4 seconds more for each step you climb]. At the same time, More people have the habit of climbing mountains at ordinary times, Since many hills in the city now have stone steps built for climbers, So this kind of mountain climbing is basically the same as climbing stairs. They think that it can not only exercise the body, You can also enjoy the beautiful scenery and cultivate your sentiment. However, Recently, another saying has spread in WeChat circle: [Orthopedic doctors Read More …

Do you belong to these 5 categories [key protected objects]? Besides resting, you can also go swimming!

Many people who are sick or in a [special] period cannot do too much exercise, especially strenuous exercise, due to physical reasons. However, if the body rests all the time without exercise, it is not good for health or recovery from illness. At such times, are there any relatively mild sports methods that are not too difficult for these people? Yes, swimming can be an option. If you or the people around you are in one of the following situations, when you want to exercise, you can choose to swim as long as your body allows. Pregnant If you have been swimming before pregnancy and there is no special situation in what since you became a pregnant mother, swimming is Read More …

Does Taijiquan hurt your knees?

Tai Chi, one of the treasures of Chinese culture, is widely respected by people all over the world. Because Taijiquan moves are soft, the speed is slow, the boxing style is not difficult to learn, and the posture is high or low, and the amount of exercise can be adjusted, so it can adapt to the needs of boxers of different ages and different physical conditions. Therefore, Taiji is also very popular among the elderly. The Benefits of Tai Chi For older persons, Simple Tai Chi training can improve exercise endurance, Improve body balance and coordination, thus improving quality of life. For example, Parkinson’s patients have impaired balance function and are very prone to falls. Studies have proved that practicing Read More …

Do these 7 movements often to relieve hand joint pain.

Many people think that arthritis is the exclusive disease of the elderly, but in fact, there are many factors that affect joint health, such as obesity, trauma, infection, immunity, age growth, etc., so people of any age group may suffer from arthritis. Take the hand we use the most, if the hand gets arthritis, fingers and wrists will repeat one action for a long time, will aggravate the disease. For example, long-term keyboard tapping, mouse use and other actions will aggravate the pain, serious illness will even affect daily life, then even open a door, twist a faucet will become very difficult. Arthritis is difficult to heal and requires long-term treatment, so once we get arthritis, we should learn to Read More …

Arthritis patients have the ability to predict the weather? As soon as the weather changes, the joint hurts. What should I do?

Many animals have the ability to predict the weather. Ants [move] in droves, fish keep jumping out of the water, swallows fly very low… When seeing these scenes, experienced people often say, [it may rain]. Some osteoarthritis patients also seem to have this ability to predict weather changes. The joint hurts again. It may change. Then the weather really changed! Is this wonderful phenomenon [superpowers] or is there scientific reason? Can you really predict the weather? In fact, many scientists have studied this phenomenon. According to a survey in 2014, more than half of arthritis patients (67.2%) said that weather changes have aggravated their joint pain. The more severe the original joint pain, the more sensitive the patients are to Read More …

How to use knee joint to prevent osteoarthritis?

[Knee pain] is a common problem in the middle-aged and elderly, most of which are caused by osteoarthritis. According to statistics, 60 ~ 70% of men over 60 years old suffer from osteoarthritis. However, the proportion of women is higher. For middle-aged and elderly friends, it is urgent to use and protect the knee joint rationally. Save your knees The knee joint itself is a weight-bearing joint with a layer of cartilage on its surface, just like putting a [safety helmet] on the bone of the knee joint. Age, obesity, joint strain and trauma can all lead to cartilage wear. After hose wear, the joint surface is uneven and friction increases, which will further aggravate joint injury and cause osteoarthritis Read More …

Pay attention to these 4 points on the Double Ninth Festival in 1999, and be healthy for a long time! Climbing mountains and drinking chrysanthemum wine are all exquisite.

The ninth day of September is not only the traditional Double Ninth Festival, but also the “Elderly Festival”. Dr. Clove wished the elderly friends a happy holiday and prepared a gift for everyone-four appropriate health suggestions. Climbing: Protect Knees As we all know, climbing mountains and stairs is not good for knees and will increase joint wear. Therefore, the middle-aged and elderly people, especially those who already have knee pain, should not take climbing mountains and stairs as daily exercises. However, it is understandable to climb mountains and overlook relatives and friends on this festival, but the following issues still need to be paid attention to: Choose soft-soled sports shoes that fit your feet, and your belongings should be light Read More …

If you walk like this every day, you will live to be ninety-nine healthy.

Walking briskly is probably the most convenient way to exercise. It is simple and easy to learn, low in cost, almost free from the limitation of time and space, and has relatively high safety, which is very suitable for middle-aged and elderly friends. The latest Dietary Guidelines for Chinese Residents (2016 Edition) point out: The daily activity of Chinese residents reaches 6,000 steps, which is beneficial to keeping healthy. The Benefits of Walking Hard 1. Enhance cardiopulmonary function Long-term aerobic exercises such as brisk walking can enhance the heart’s ability to beat and deliver blood and fully exercise lung function. 2. Improve vascular conditions Walking can promote blood circulation, exercise consumes excess fat, reduce blood lipid and maintain vascular elasticity, Read More …

The legs are getting more and more bent and the knees are getting more and more painful. How is this going on? What should I do?

As the saying goes, one’s old legs grow old first, and one’s health preserves one’s feet first. No matter how reasonable this sentence is, the legs of the elders in the family really deserve our attention. Some old people’s legs are getting more and more bent. Looking from the front, they are a letter O-shaped. Regardless of whether they look good or not, they suffer from knee pain when going up and down stairs, which makes them unable to work hard and even hurts when walking on flat ground. Is this the legendary [old cold leg]? Today Dr. Clove will talk about it. Leg deformation, knee pain, mostly [osteoarthritis] O-shaped and X-shaped legs occur, and the knee joint is painful Read More …

After the age of 40, we must pay attention to prevent these five diseases.

There is an old saying that “people look for diseases 40 years ago and people look for diseases 40 years later”. Although it is not entirely scientific, there are some reasons. When he was young, he developed bad living habits by relying on his youthful vitality and not paying attention to love. In the long run, he laid roots for future diseases. After reaching the age of 40 and gradually entering middle age, the body is like a machine that has been used for a long time. All parts are [worn and rusted], and some problems gradually appear. The concept of paying attention to health care and preventing diseases should always be paid attention to by us, especially the middle-aged Read More …