Tailor sitting Why do it

Tailor sitting improves your posture and strengthens and stretches the muscles in your back, thighs and pelvis. It can help keep your pelvic joints flexible, improve blood flow to your lower body and may make for an easier delivery.

How to do it

Sit on the floor with your back straight and bring the bottoms of your feet together, your heels in toward your groin area. Let your knees drop comfortably out to the side so that you feel a stretch in your inner thighs. Don't bounce your knees up and down.

This exercise isn't as hard as it sounds. Pregnancy tends to make your joints more flexible. But if it's too hard for you, try sitting against a wall to support your back, putting cushions under each thigh or just sitting with your legs crossed and changing the front leg from time to time. Keep your back straight.

Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis

Thank you for deciding to learn more about the disorder, Osteoarthritis. Inside these pages, you will learn what it is, who is most at risk for developing it, what causes it, and some treatment plans to help those that do have it feel better. While there is no definitive “cure” for Osteoarthritis, there are ways in which individuals can improve their quality of life and change the discomfort level to one that can be tolerated on a daily basis.

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