In this study, researchers at the University of Yaounde in Cameroon assessed the effects of Tapinanthus globiferus aqueous leaf extracts in rats with complete Freund’s adjuvant (CFA)-induced rheumatoid arthritis.For their experiment, the researchers induced rheumatoid arthritis by inoculating 0.1 mL CFA in rats.
Findings from the CDC show that even though physical activity can naturally reduce arthritis pain, almost 50 percent of adults with arthritis and severe joint pain are physically inactive.Exercising may also help boost mental health, physical functioning and overall quality of life for those who suffer from painful arthritis.
The study, which took place at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, Illinois, found that taking a brisk walk for less than 10 minutes per day is associated with a decrease in the risk of developing a disability for those with osteoarthritis in a lower-extremity joint.
“It may have taken you many months to get tight muscles, so you’re not going to be perfectly flexible after one or two sessions,” says Nolan. For preventing falls , it’s important to improve flexibility in the hamstrings, quadriceps and the lower back along the hip joint.