MYTH BUSTED: Exercise isn’t harmful for people with knee osteoarthritis

Advice to rest and avoid pain is commonly provided to people with knee and other joint pains – advice that is often wrong, and harmful.

See the video (from SBS) and read the advice from Dr Christian Barton on exercise for people with pain:

Dr Christian Barton is a postdoctoral research fellow at the La Trobe Sport and Exercise Medicine Research Centre, and holds a position at St Vincent’s Hospital Department of Surgery, University of Melbourne.