The knee is one of the most pressured articulations points in the body, if you are having Knee pain this will your capability to perform everyday task.
it can be caused by an injury or by another condition such as arthritis, Being overweight as well puts you at greater risk for knee problems. It’s common in all ages and it can happen suddenly or it can start mild and then get worse with time
MEDICAL CONDITIONS that can cause Knee pain:
- Arthritis. Including rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, lupus, and gout.
- – Baker cyst. A fluid-filled swelling behind the knee that may occur with swelling (inflammation) from other causes, like arthritis.
- Cancers that either spread to your bones or begin in the bones.
- Osgood-Schlatter disease.
- Infection in the bones of the knee.
- Infection in the knee joint.
- Other causes :
- A muscle cramp
- Baker’s cyst in the hollow of the knee
- Lesions at the level of a menicus, a cruciate ligament …
- sprains and strains
- bad posture
- not warming up before exercise
What ever the cause is we gathered some of the best remedies that can help you relief knee pain.
Follow Essential Rules on a Daily Basis
Avoid crouching, the kneecaps hate it! The alternation of flexions and extensions is detrimental in the long run.
Of course, overweight and yo-yo diets, which are catastrophic scenarios because the muscles melt very quickly so the knees are more sensitive to shocks because they are less supported by the muscles, are to be avoided.
For joggers, in 90% of cases, it is easy to remedy because the cause comes from shoes unsuitable for the characteristics of the feet of the runner. The shoe used is completely opposite to what suits it, or else the anti-pronation system of the shoe is too weak, or even insufficient.
For cyclists avoid having a position too “forward”. Position yourself well behind the saddle so as not to exert too much pressure on the knees.
One knee should always be silent. In case of signs (swelling, pain …) consult a rheumatologist or orthopedist.
Thanks to its fabulous alkalizing effect, this vinegar will dissolve toxins inside the knee joints and considerably improve its condition. There are several ways to use it, the easiest way being to mix it with water.
You will need 2 teaspoons of apple cider vinegar, and 2 cups of water. Drink this mixture slowly every day for a week. This will help you endure the pain and recover. You can also mix a little olive oil and apple cider vinegar and massage your knee with this mixture. To do this, you just need to mix the oil and vinegar in equal proportions, and apply it gently on your knee, making circular movements once a day for at least a week. And the pain will go away.
Wintergreen essential oil to soothe the arthritis crisis, It is made of 99% methyl salicylate, an analgesic and anti-inflammatory substance very similar to aspirin. “It’s a small molecule,” adds Dr. Morel. Used in massage, it penetrates very easily to the joint. ”
How to use it ? We dilute two drops in a teaspoon of neutral vegetable oil, then massage the painful area until it warms up. repeat twice a day for a week.
“The pharmacist can also make a preparation combining wintergreen with other essential oils, such as lemon eucalyptus, which acts in synergy,” adds Dr. Morel.
Essential oils are contraindicated in pregnant women, and always check that there is no risk of an allergic reaction. To find out if there is no risk of allergic reaction, we test the essential oil by depositing a drop deposited at the bend of the elbow.
Lemon is also said to be beneficial as a natural remedy for knee pain caused by arthritis. The citric acid found in lemon works as a solvent for uric acid crystals, which are the cause of some forms of arthritis.
- Cut one or two lemons into small wedges.
- Soak a cotton cloth and dip it in hot (not hot) sesame oil.
- Place the cloth over the affected knee for five to 10 minutes.
- Do this twice a day until the pain is completely gone.
- Also drinking the juice of a lemon diluted in a glass of warm water early in the morning on an empty stomach is also beneficial.
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