Rami's Blog

Like the Yin-Yang, Eastern Martial Arts and Western medicine are two halves of a whole. My mission is to preserve the ancient mind-body tools, and pass them on to you.


How an Octopus can Help your Arthritis

If you have arthritis in you fingers, hands, wrists, elbows, or shoulders, this move is for you. It is called "octopus swimming" and if you can actually do it in warm water, it will relieve your arthritis symptoms even more effectively. Don't hesitate to check out my other motions for treating arthritis here. Remember! 40% effort or you'll just cause more inflammation.

I also show you how to tweak the exercise for use in martial arts. If you need to increase your arm strength and speed for strikes and blocks, this is a great exercise for you.