- You can still participate in a
variety of exercise programs, but ‘Not all’. Typically, any exercises or sports
that involve high-impact /pressure on your joints are not recommended.
- Your exercise would give a big
impact on your gout prognosis in long term. So do it regularly, choose exercise
program you love most so you can make it a habit.
- Make sure it’s not too much,
avoid strenuous exercise! If you experience pain, swelling, or other negative
effects – stop your exercise, and see a doctor for guidance!
necessary, ask your doctor whether you need a physical therapist. A
professional, physical therapist who has experience training people with
arthritis, would design an exercise program that you can enjoy most.
is incurable, but it’s very manageable. With appropriate strategies, it’s
possible to stay in remission for years. On the other hand, if the disease is
left untreated (poorly controlled), you’re at high risk of serious
complications which some could be life-threatening.
usually takes months or years before other attacks return after the first gout
attacks. Without preventive strategies, the next attack would come back more
quickly. And later attacks would be more severe. Over time, the flare-ups may
become more frequent. So if you have gout, never ignore it – controlling its
progression is a must!