Joints can be classified into many categories, according to their range of movement. The mobility of the body highly depends on these joints and thus joints play a vital role in our day to day lives. The joints are referred to the connection of bones and some fibrous connective tissues (ligaments and tendons) with a protective covering of cartilage.

Due to ageing, medical problem or injury, sometimes you may experience extreme pain in joints, hampering mobility of the body and your regular life. So it is important to understand the importance of bone and joint health and take every possible step to keep them healthy.

The task to stay healthy and active is not much difficult and your body will reward you for your healthy habits. Let’s discuss some of the tips that may help you to strengthen joints and avoid joint pain as much as possible.

Habits that make a difference in your health


  • Keep a check on your weight to lessen the burden on joints

Some joints of the body (like ankles, knees, foot, hips, and back) tolerate pressure and stress of the complete bodyweight. So if you are overweight, then your joints will be overburdened and this can gradually lead to joint pain. Moreover, it is said that every extra pound can add an additional load of 4 pounds on the joints. So frequently monitor your weight and maintain your BMI as normal. This will reduce the risk of overburdening the joints

  • Never stop & keep moving for healthy joints 

According to the experienced orthopedic team of Impact Doctor’s Hub, staying in one position for a long time can lead to stiffness in the joints and muscles. So one should try to stay active as frequent movement reduces the risk of stiffness. This helps in keeping the body mobile. You can engage yourself in activities like swimming, morning walk, cycling, and many more. This habit will help you to maintain your body weight as well.

  • Maintain the right posture to prevent joint pain

If you adopt the habit to maintain the right posture, then it will be a great step towards joint pain prevention as less strain will be stabbed over the joints. Moreover, if you are lifting heavy weights, then pay attention to the posture to avoid injuries. If you are working on office desk from 9AM to 5PM regularly, then this is the most important step for you as you have to sit and work for a long duration of time.

  • Train the body to improve your strength

It is important to cross-train your body with a couple of exercises. This will increase flexibility and improve the strength of the muscles and tissues. Intriguingly, Muscles and tissues provide support and protection to the bones and joints. So this will help you to make a stronger shield for the joints and hence prevent injuries and pain. For exact fitness regimen and personalized tips, you can contact the best orthopedic doctor in Gurgaon by booking an appointment At Impact Doctor’s Hub.

  • Quit smoking and add life to your body

Smoking is injurious for our lungs, but can also affect your bone density. It can make your bones fragile and prone to many ortho-problems like osteoporosis, fractures, etc. Also, it increases the risk of injuries like bursitis or tendonitis. Sometimes the injury can be serious that may require a surgery. So it is better to safeguard your body from the uncertainties, as much as possible

Can diet be helpful for joint health?

Your body can reward you by withstanding against ageing and medical problems without causing much discomfort. But this reward is reciprocated when you put efforts by eating right and adopting healthy habits. Let’s discover the food items that may be good for our bones and joints.

  • Thumb rule: everything fresh and green

The leafy vegetable is considered the best to fight against radicals as they have a large amount of antioxidants, magnesium, calcium and proteins. So add vegetables like spinach, broccoli, etc in your platter at least once in your meal.

  • Avacado- the super fruit

Avacado is a popular fruit of Mexico and is loaded with a lot of antioxidants, vitamin E, essential fatty acids, and beta-sitosterol. The combination of such nutrients can help the body to fight against many problems like joint inflammation.

  • Onion and Garlic to reduce inflammation

Onion contains Quercetin and garlic contains Allicin, these are types of antioxidants that can help in reducing inflammation.

  • Fish oil or Walnuts for a dose of Omega-3

Omega-3 fatty acids are helpful for the body and reduce inflammation. Consume a little amount of these fatty acids to stay fit and healthy.

So in a nutshell, a little care, healthy diet, and regular exercise can help you to keep your complete body fit and prevent joint pain. If you are suffering from any bone or joint problem, then consult best orthopedic doctor in Gurgaon by visiting Impact Doctor’s Hub – a specialized orthopedic clinic. We will be happy to assist you in getting rid of any joint pain or injury.