Avoid wear and life without pain

The Mexican College of Rheumatology calculates that currently one in four Mexicans suffer from some joint problem and, by 2050, there will be 10.84 million people with this condition in knees . Given this forecast,How can we strengthen the joints?

The pain in the joints it becomes disabling because it causes the movement of people to be limited and many everyday activities become difficult to perform normally. Some diseases common problems that stem from this problem are the osteoarthritis , rheumatoid arthritis , fibromyalgia or ankylosing spondylitis.

To avoid being affected by this condition, we share the following video in which Ana Paula Domínguez, director of the Mexican Institute of Yoga, explains how we can strengthen the joints .

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Avoid wear and life without pain

According to the doctor Jorge Alberto Romano Romero, of the Mexican Institute of Social Security , the exercise It is an excellent alternative to prevent joint wear, as well as to modify certain habits as the posture.

In the following list, the United States Arthritis Foundation offers some recommendations to take care of your joints .


  1. Take care of the position: Stand up straight protects the joints By the neck, back , hips and knees .
  2. Be in motion: The exercise protects because it strengthens muscles around them.
  3. Maintain the ideal weight: The overweight causes more tension in joints , mainly in the hips, knees , back and feet .
  4. Listen to the body: Do not ignore the pain in the joints after some activity or exercise .
  5. Change position: During the day, especially if you spend a lot of time sitting, it's important change of position regularly, this helps decrease the rigidity in muscles Y joints .

Take care of yourself Health and try to put these recommendations So you can move freely .