Exercise Offers Protection against Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is the leading cause of disability among older people. Previously thought to have been the result of joints wearing out, this chronic degenerative joint disease is the outcome of a combination of different factors. Pain, inflammation, stiffness, muscle weakness, and joint instability are all symptoms of the disease and can impact daily quality of life. As both the population age...Read more


SIRC Newsletter now available online: Arthritis If you’ve ever sustained a joint injury while playing sports, you may have a higher risk of developing a form of arthritis. This doesn’t mean you have to quit sports, in fact, staying active can be very helpful in managing arthritic pain. SIRC has compiled articles that cover elite athletes, physical activity, knee osteoarthritis and aquatic...Read more

Forever Young

/*--> */ As we all get older, age starts to take a toll on our bodies. For most of us this is a pessimistic outlook that we do not want, therefore we need to take action. Quality of life is just as important as quantity, training is necessary for health and longevity. Exercise suggestions: When going to the gym, a workout should not be focused on a specific area of the body. Most people that work...Read more