Osteoarthritis is a change of the joint surface and capsule that can lead to the smooth surface of your joint not being as smooth any more. Changes on the cellular level can lead to inflammation of the cartilage and articulating surfaces.
Check out my video that goes over some of my favorite mobility exercises to feel better!
Your first step should be to pursue an active treatment such as yoga, physical therapy, exercise, and more to let your body do its thing!
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How to facilitate recovery from low back spasms
5 stretches that work together to reduce stiffness in the areas that are most likely tight on those with low back pain.