Regular exercise and early treatment can help people suffering from arthritis to beat the pain of the disease, according to researchers.
A review of scientific research concluded that physical activity could cut the risk of disability and help relieve the pain of a range of conditions including arthritis, back pain and brittle bone disease.
For some, the level of improvement increases with the number of exercise sessions, the researchers found.
A second study also hailed the benefits of aggressive, early treatment for rheumatoid arthritis, the Daily Express reported.
The researchers noted that the chances of disability could be significantly reduced when drugs, which can halt the disease’s destructive process, are started soon after it begins.