World Arthritis Day: Rise in UAE cases amid Covid pandemic

SourceKhaleej Times
SectorHealthcare
CountryUnited Arab Emirates

Cases of osteoarthritis and various other forms of joint pains have gone up during Covid-19 times due to lack of physical activity, according to doctors. "One of the most common complaints we are getting now are chronic cases of joint pains. We are seeing more osteorporotic bones compared to a decade ago and this mainly has to do with bad lifestyle, bad postures, less physical activity due to Covid-19. The more active the person the better bone quality and it makes a huge difference as we grow older. If your bones get lazy, then will weaken. Therefore, have a good diet, good exposure to sun, exercise and stay active because one of the best stimulators for bones is physical ...read more...