New research has just been published highlighting exactly how osteoarthritis is helped by movement.
The long story: The researchers show for the first time how mechanical forces experienced by cells in joints during exercise prevent cartilage degradation by suppressing the action of inflammatory molecules which cause osteoarthritis.
The short story: We need to keep moving! Pilates is a great way to support people affected by osteoarthritis. Full article can be found here --> https://m.medicalxpress.com/news/2019-03-cartilage-arthritis.html?fbclid=IwAR2LsJYcpg3-npSN-Ro3tVLSGjRItOpgdXA_e843K2DA_cj5gnXyQ8ysArw