Newsflash May 2014 – Arthritis Awareness Month

May is Arthritis Awareness Month. Arthritis is a complex family of musculoskeletal disorders that affect people of all ages, races and genders. The three most common are Osteoarthritis (OA), Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) and Juvenile Arthritis (JA). Arthritis affects more than 50 million Americans and limits activity more than heart disease, cancer or diabetes. Exercise is […]

RN Testimonials

“I too am a RN and have exercised all my life, but now that I’m older I have to slow down and do everything the easy way. Your program seems to solve all the problems of the elderly. Thank you for Sit and Be Fit.” Ms. Grace Jenkins El Cajon, CA “I am writing to […]

Osteoporosis Testimonials

“You are a special friend that comes into my home 5 days a week. My osteoporosis, arthritis and ruptured disc are all improving day by day, thanks to your exercises. I’m grateful to you for giving me (and I’m sure others) a second chance at living in less pain. Keep it up – you’re great! […]

Arthritis Testimonials

“Your program has become a daily requirement for me.  It has made a real improvement  in how my 89 year-old body feels- my posture is better and I feel stronger and I think it has helped with arthritis also.  Best of all I never feel sore just more relaxed.  Keep up the good work. !!!!” […]

Arthritis Exercise Guidelines

Exercise Smart with Arthritis By Mary Ann Wilson, RN See a physician for a medical check-up before beginning any new exercise program. If you have rheumatoid arthritis or osteoarthritis that is moderate to severe or joint pain with exercise, you should have professional and personalized advice from a physical therapist or other knowledgeable exercise specialist […]

Arthritis and Exercise

Arthritis and Exercise By Mary Ann Wilson, RN An estimated 40 million Americans have arthritis. There are over one hundred types of arthritis: the two most common are osteoarthritis, and rheumatoid arthritis. Osteoarthritis. The symptoms of osteoarthritis usually begin after age 40 and include: joint pain which increases with weight-bearing and decreases with rest stiffness […]