6,000 Steps a Day Will Help Keep Knee Arthritis Away

June 12, 2014 7:18 PM

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There are plenty of great reason to add walking to your daily routine. Some of them are financial, while others have more to do with health. You can now add another one to the health category. According to new research, walking 6,000 steps a day can reduce the pain of knee arthritis, and increase the mobility of seniors. This far less than the 10,000 steps wellness programs often set forth as a daily walking goal.

Researchers decided to comb through data when they realized taking 10,000 steps a day could be a daunting task for those who suffer from knee arthritis. They found a study where 2000 people in their 60s wore accelerometers (high tech pedometers) for a period of one week from 2009 to 2012, then again...

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