Should you rest or exercise an arthritic knee?
After any knee problem, it’s important to get movement and strength back. This supports tissue healing and will help you get moving again. You may not be able to return to your usual exercise levels immediately and improvements may be slow to start with.
Can arthritic knees be strengthened?
Strength and mobility exercises are among the most important things people with osteoarthritis can do for their knees. These exercises can relieve pain, strengthen the joints, and improve joint function. There’s no need to worry about damaging your joints if you do the right kind of exercises.
How do I get rid of arthritis in my knees?
Physical therapy to improve strength and range of motion. Weight loss (if applicable) to reduce stress placed on the joint. Bracing to provide more stability to the joint. Medications and injections, such as hyaluronic acid injections, to control pain and inflammation and promote healing.