I have OA in both knees and am taking Idprofen perscribed by my doctor. I am extremely over weight and at one point could not even walk from my bed to the bathroom. I started out following a TV program on PBS called sit and be fit. It's 1/2 hour of exercise for people with limity mobility. I also started to eat healthier, more fruits and vegetables and added grains as well. After 5 months I have lost 20 lbs and can even walk down the length of my house about 40 feet, a major accomplishment. I still have a long way to go, but I find that I have more energy now. Sometimes I even choose to walk to the kitchen for simple things instead of taking my wheelchair, I still follow the program but not as many days, choosing to walk several times instead.View Thread
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