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Self-help, exercise and lifestyle

Will tennis and swimming help or hinder my sore wrists and thumbs?

My advice is to keep going with the sport, particularly as you enjoy it so much...

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How can I regain my movement after an ankle sprain?

Nasty ankle sprains can lead to significant problems down the line. You can’t change the injury, so your focus is now about protecting the joint from further injury and managing any symptoms as they arise...

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Can walking cause arthritis?

Dr Philip Helliwell answers your questions about arthritis.

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Can walking make my arthritis worse?

Dr Philip Helliwell answers your questions about arthritis.

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Dealing with swollen knees

Dr Philip Helliwell answers your questions about dealing with swollen knees.

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How do I find out about exercises to strengthen my quadriceps muscules?

Dr Philip Helliwell answers your questions about arthritis.

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What more can I do to help strengthen my feet and ankles?

Dr Philip Helliwell answers your questions about arthritis.

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How do I treat painful nodules under the foot?

Dr Philip Helliwell answers your questions about arthritis.

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What type of knee strengthening exercise will help the pain in my knees?

Dr Philip Helliwell answers your questions about arthritis.

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What can I do to ease pain caused by osteoporosis?

Dr Philip Helliwell answers your questions about arthritis.

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Should you run with osteoarthritis of the facet joints?

Dr Philip Helliwell answers your questions about arthritis.

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Can I swim breaststroke when I have osteoarthritis?

Dr Philip Helliwell answers your questions about swimming when you have arthritis.

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Will walking and exercise make osteoarthritis worse?

Being advised to exercise when it hurts to do so is difficult advice. But movement will help to prevent stiffness and keep the muscles strong around the joint. This will help to prevent symptoms getting worse...

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Wearing hip replacements out

Dr Philip Helliwell answers your questions about wearing out hip replacements.

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Weight loss on beta blockers?

Dr Philip Helliwell answers your questions about arthritis.

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Where does moderate exercise end and excessive exercise begin?

Dr Philip Helliwell answers your questions about arthritis.

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Why did my symptoms virtually disappear on a holiday to Spain?

Dr Philip Helliwell answers your questions about arthritis.

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