Can swimming save your joints?

Swimming helps avoid two of the potential causes of joint pain. Moving the knee and actively exercising promtes muscle strength and is good for the fluid that cushions the knee. It is also an exercise that does not place weight on the joint and therefore does not cause damage in that way. Swimming is considered one of the better ways to exercise  your legs without causing damage.

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