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Water aerobics is increasing in popularity for seniors with arthritis

Are you looking for ways to help sooth your arthritis? Physicians are now agreeing that water walking is good therapy for people with joint pain or damage. Water aerobics has become increasingly popular with seniors to help reduce the strain on muscles and joints. In this article, authors Camille Noe Pagan and Sean Kelley list many benefits of water aerobics for seniors and explain how to begin.

Some of the benefits include less impact on the joints, cardiovascular fitness, improved range of motion and increased calorie burning. If the pool is warmed, it could also sooth joint pain. Do those benefits intrigue you to get started? Here is how to get started. First, find a class; second, get the correct floatation device; and lastly, stay safe.