\n Occupational therapy eases pain and improves function when osteoarthritis occurs in the joint connecting thumb and wrist. \n \n

\n Occupational therapy eases pain and improves function when osteoarthritis occurs in the joint connecting thumb and wrist. \n \n

Physical activity is also necessary for good health. It can greatly reduce your risk of heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, breast and colon cancer, depression, and falls. Physical activity improves sleep, endurance, and even sex. Aim for 150 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise every week, such as brisk walking. Strength training, important for balance, bone health, controlling blood sugar, and mobility, is recommended 2-3 times per week. Read more