Roughly 90% of our bone mass is acquired by the age of 20. Making strong bones in childhood can help prevent osteoporosis.
Most suffering w/ severe chronic pain don't have it under control. Those who do...it took 50% of them >1yr to get their pain under control.
Pain destroys quality of life for folks with osteoarthritis & rheumatoid arthritis (>20 million & 2.5 million Americans, respectively).
Regular muscle-strengthening excercise helps build strong bones and prevent osteoporosis.
Regular weight-bearing excercise helps build strong bones and prevent osteoporosis.