For people with Osteoarthritis (OA), even 10 minutes of walking per day can significantly reduce their chances of becoming disabled.
Dr. Gilbert was interviewed for a story a story published by Everyday Health regarding a study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine that assessed the effect of one hour of weekly movement in preventing disability among adults with lower extremity joint symptoms. Dr. Gilbert was not involved in conducting this study.
“There have been several studies that have shown physical activity decreases the chance of developing disability,” said Gilbert. “This study examined just how much you need to do to decrease your risk of developing disability.”