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5 Cutting-Edge Arthritis Treatments All Runners Should Know About

Runner’s World writes on cutting-edge treatments that can help runners with arthritis. Jordan D. Metzl, MD, primary care sports medicine physician at HSS, explains that many of his patients who suffer from arthritis also find a healthy way to maintain daily exercise which helps them manage arthritis symptoms.

"There’s evidence that running is anti-inflammatory on the cellular level: It reduces the symptoms of osteoarthritis, aids with joint mobility, and also helps activate the muscles around joints," Dr. Metzl says. "All things considered, for most patients with osteoarthritis, running, in combination with a smart program that includes a gradual build in conjunction with strength training, does not have to be off-limits, and it may even help reduce symptoms."

Read the full article at RunnersWorld.com.