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Get Active – Bone & Joint Health

Activities to improve bone & joint health

Exercises for Hip & Knee Osteoarthritis
Length: Choose from workouts ranging from 1 to 3 minutes

This series of videos from Vancouver Coastal Health includes 4 videos focusing on strengthening and stretching exercises for hip and knee osteoarthritis. Equipment needed: towel, sturdy chair, plastic bag. 

Yoga for Arthritis
Length: Choose from workouts ranging from 4 to 28 minutes

These videos showcase safe and effective yoga poses appropriate for people living with arthritis. Equipment needed: exercise mat, sturdy chair.

Exercises  for Arthritis
Length: Choose from workouts ranging from 1 to 47 minutes

These videos include exercises and stretches that help to manage arthritis symptoms. Equipment needed: towel, sturdy chair, plastic bag, resistance band, exercise mat.

Too Fit to Fracture: Managing Osteoporosis through Exercise 
Length: Not a video

This guide from Osteoporosis Canada includes guidance about strength, balance, aerobic, and flexibility exercises. It also includes ways to stick to an exercise plan and tips for avoiding the risk of falls or spine fractures. Equipment needed: exercise band, wall, sturdy chair.