This exercise aims at minimizing stress in the joints thus reducing pain for arthritis sufferers, so it is good for the common types of arthritis.
Lie on your back with knees bent to 90-degree angles.
Flatten your lower back against a mat and straighten your arms by your sides, lengthening your fingertips.
Press the backs of your shoulders against the mat, and slide them down away from your ears.
Inhale as you lower your toes toward the ground, then exhale as you return to starting position. Do 3–5 reps.