Walking is the best medicine | Naturopathic Pain Clinic

Hippocrates, the father of modern medicine said: “Walking is the best medicine.” My personal observation of the benefits of walking started early in life when I saw my grandfather, who lived to the age of 103, walking every day. Walking beachPatients with arthritis of the knees who walk three times weekly reduce pain and disability by 47%. Patients with pre-diabetes who walk and use other healthy options such as a low-glycemic diet reduce their risk of diabetes by 58%. Walking also reduces anxiety by 48%, and is a great treatment for helping patients with insomnia. Plus walking is absolutely free. The list of benefits from walking goes on and on. Walking can even improve the economy! Learn more below about the benefits of walking for your health. -Dr. Jake Felice

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