Case was recorded that got 75% improvement in hand OA condition by frequent knitting
J Clin Rheumatol. 2017 Apr;23(3):179-180. doi: 10.1097/RHU.0000000000000503.
Knitting as a Promising Pain Self-Management Strategy for Older Women With
Osteoarthritis of the Hand.
Brosseau L(1), Léonard G.
- knitting program caused 75% improvement hand OA in 12 weeks
- 20 minute knitting session – increase by 5 minutes every 4 weeks
knit “several times per day, as the immediate effect appears to last for approximately four consecutive hours”
- warm up prior to knitting
- use smaller needles
- favour smaller projects