Having trouble simply walking is bad enough. It’s even worse when you require family, friends and nurse aids to do your shopping, errands or to even get you around your home. Feeling like you’ve lost your independence is a hard pill to swallow. Luckily it doesn’t have to be that way anymore.
While regular exercise promotes natural pain relief by releasing mood-enhancing chemicals in the body that reduce pain sensations, being overweight also takes its toll on the joints due to the excess poundage they have to carry. A nutritionally-balanced diet is a proven method for weight loss that can help reduce pain perception.