...the right exercises performed properly can be a long-lasting way to subdue ankle, knee, hip, or shoulder pain. For some people, the right exercise routine can even help delay or side step surgery. your goal should be to pair gentle, targeted joint workouts with a simple walking routine. Your doctor should advise you before you begin a new exercise program, but these simple stretching tips are important to any workout.
-Warm up first. Muscles stretch more easily when warm. try walking for a few minutes before doing any stretches.
-Fell no pain. Stretch only to the point of milk tension, never to the point of pain. If a stretch hurts, stop doing it. Reset your position carefully and try again. With time and practice, your flexibility will improve.
-Breathe. Breathe comfortably when stretching.
-Practice often. You'll see the best gains if you stretch frequently - several times a day on as many days of the week as possible.