Knee Pain Relief - Get Rid Of Knee Pain

Posted by admin on February 2nd, 2009 filed in Treatment


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 The knee is the largest joint in the human body, and it’s used on a daily basis. Most of us take our knees for granted, and it’s not until something goes wrong with them that we take a moment, pause and realize just how much we actually need our knees.

  Those who suffer from any kind of knee pain on a regular basis know how frustrating it can be to find relief. They also know that it can hard for knee injuries to heal since we are always on our feet. We put a lot of pressure and stress on our knees every day through movements as simple as bending and twisting.

  There are many kinds of knee problems that people can suffer from, ranging from mild discomfort to more serious injuries or conditions. For problems that do not involve conditions such as significant tears in the ligaments or other injuries to the knee area, elastic knee supports can be what you need to alleviate the discomfort.

  Excess body weight : Try to stay within health weight parameters for your height and age. Being obese or even overweight can add increase stress to your knee joints, even during activities of daily living such as walking and climbing or descending stairs. Being overweight also increases your chances of suffering from osteoarthritis by breaking down the joint cartilage in your knees at a more rapid pace.

  While we can not prevent all kinds of knee injuries, we can do our best to protect ourselves by wearing a sport knee brace. Giving the knee support can help stabilize the joint and also protect the surrounding ligaments. Tearing of the ACL, MCL, or a meniscus tear are some of the most common knee injuries that take place. These kinds of injuries can also be hard to heal because for most of us simply staying off our feet is not an option.

  Knee pain and knee injuries are common among basketball players. Although it is not a contact sport, the constant motions of jumping and running, cutting and pivoting can place a lot of stress on the knee. Unfortunately, an injury to the ligaments in your knee can can put a stop to your playing days

  You can also consider elevating the knee and wrapping it in an elastic bandage. Anti-inflammatory drugs, such as Advil or Motrin will can also help to reduce the pain and swelling (Ask your physician before taking any drugs). Wearing a knee brace will also lend support to the knee and the patellar tendons and quadriceps muscles, which are the root cause of the pain. A brace will help provide gentle compression to the knee area, which will help keep the swelling at bay. Even if your child isn’t planning on doing anything strenuous, it’s a good idea for them to continue to wear the knee brace in order to lend the knee area as much support as possible.

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4 Responses to “Knee Pain Relief - Get Rid Of Knee Pain”

  1. Herbalife Says:

    I had ACL Right knee surgery repair 10 years ago. Now my left knee is acting up. I seem to get a tumor like bulg under my ACL tenden on the outside of the left knee. when I extend my knee I can feel the tendon move the bulg and physical see it move. When I push on it with my figers I can make it dissaper. maybe Pop it? then it comes back in a week or so untill i do it again. any ideas whats going on?

  2. Admin Says:

    The scope of this website is to gather information together about ACL injuries that people might find useful. It can also link them to other information sources.

    Since I am not a Doctor I can not give medical advise for treatment but a personal trainer gave me 3 possible reasons for the bulge. A lipoma an inflamed bursa or iliotibial band.

    If you are a cyclist it could be the iliotibial band that runs from the pelvis to below the knee. After healing, stretching, strengthening and proper bike fit can help prevent recurrence.

    For the others, check out these 2 websites and consult a doctor for proper diagnosis.

    http://dermnetnz.org/lesions/lipoma.html

    http://orthopedics.about.com/cs/patelladisorders/a/kneebursitis.htm

  3. cincinnati chiropractic Says:

    You have a point on that, I like this blog.

  4. Andrew Langstraat Says:

    Many people who have never visited a chiropractor before believe that these professionals are only able to make manual spinal adjustments. Actually, the can employ many different techniques such as ultrasound therapies, therapeutic massage and others. Sometimes they will even teach their clients special exercises that will help to strengthen the abdominal muscles and the spine. If the abdominal muscles are not sufficiently strong, people will often strain their lower backs. By building stronger abdominal muscles people can help to facilitate speedier healing in damaged areas and they can avoid placing an unnecessary amount of stress on the lower portion of the spine. Thus, it is possible to experience less discomfort by simply learning how to carry and use your body properly..

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