The walking cure for knee OA

Simply getting out and about more may ease mobility problems in knee osteoarthritis, a US study finds.

Walking 6,000 or more steps per day, even outside of continuous exercise, offered protection from developing functional limitation, the researchers from Boston University said.

“More than 3000 steps/day may be an initial minimum daily walking goal to recommend as few people meeting this benchmark developed functional limitation two years later,” the study authors wrote this week in Arthritis