Break up activity
Exercise can make joint pain less intense, but overworking inflamed joints can make the pain even worse. Aim to get 30 minutes of light exercise three times a week, but break it into three 10-minute spurts if you’re getting stiff. Don’t miss these home remedies for back pain.
Staying in one position for too long can make joints stiffer. When working at a desk or watching TV, make sure to get up every 15 minutes to stretch and get your body moving. Adjusting your position frequently can keep you from getting achy too. Here’s how to help your body recover from a day of sitting.