Arthritis exercise program to be offered at Shady OaksPublished 6:34am Sunday, September 9, 2012
The Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program will be offered starting Wednesday at Shady Oaks, 800 S. 4th Ave., Albert Lea. The program will be offered each Monday and Wednesday from 10:15 to 11 a.m. Developed by physical therapists specifically for people with arthritis, this tow-impact, joint-safe exercise program has been documented to help decrease arthritis pain and relieve stiffness while increasing flexibility, range of motion. The program can build stronger muscles and overall stamina through balance and endurance exercises.
The program is taught by Arthritis Foundation-certified instructors, each of whom has completed in-depth training on arthritis and the Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program. During the four-month program, participants will go through a series of gentle movements and activities designed to increase mobility and range of motion. This low-impact class is suitable for every fitness level and can be done while sitting, standing or on the floor.
For more information about the program phone 391-1674. There is no charge for the program, but a donation can be made.