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About Knee Pain Resources

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Ouch! Avoiding the Aches and Pains

Exercise beginners usually try to make up for lost time by going all out their first week. The result? Injury or intense soreness. Pain does not necessarily mean gain. Many injuries occur at joints, where bones meet and provide motion. An enormo...  Read more

Dietary Supplements for Osteoarthritis

When cartilage that cushions your joints begins to breakdown faster than your body can replace it, you develop osteoarthritis. Without this protective tissue, the bones in your joints rub together, causing pain, tenderness, swelling and stiffness. Lo...  Read more

The Healing Power of Touch

It's common sense that a hug at a stressful time, a handshake after an important meeting or just cuddling at the end of the day help us relax, leaving behind negativity and worry. Now researchers are investigating whether this feel-good energ...  Read more

Protecting Your Joints During Exercise

Exercise is good for your heart, helps with weight loss and provides a variety of health-related benefits. At the same time, exercise comes with a certain degree of injury risk, and depending on the activity, it can also put a lot of stress on your j...  Read more

Are You Exercising Mindfully?

We're masters at self-distraction: If you walk into any gym, you'll likely see people's gazes fixed on magazines, TVs or phones as they chug away on treadmills or ellipticals. When jogging outside, you might run through a mental to-do lis...  Read more

I'm having knee surgery, I still want to exercise,
Updated 5/3/2016 8:52:41 AM

I'm having knee surgery, I still want to exercise, can someone please help me what can I do...  Read more

Gradually getting back into things after knee surg
Updated 5/3/2016 6:11:27 AM

Gradually getting back into things after knee surgery. Even though I didn't gain any weight back it just doesn't feel right not working out several days a week, next step is getting back to the gym and eating right again, that can't come soon enough...  Read more

So, I hurt my knee. Any ideas on exercises I can d
Updated 5/2/2016 7:02:59 PM

So, I hurt my knee. Any ideas on exercises I can do that won't irritate it?...  Read more

I can not exercise due to extreme back pain. Have
Updated 5/2/2016 5:05:09 PM

I can not exercise due to extreme back pain. Have had 2 back surgeries. Heading for 3rd surgery. Help. Loosing the battle to stay on track!!!!!!!!!!!!...  Read more

Today I will use Advil to lessen my pain in my knees during workouts. Does anyone have any suggestio
Updated 5/2/2016 1:02:32 PM

Today I will use Advil to lessen my pain in my knees during workouts. Does anyone have any suggestions on when to take the Advil, before or after workout?...  Read more

Bad Knees?

Vitamin D is associated with bone health. Low levels of vitamin D may cause joint pain. Get a Vitamin D test if you suffer from knee pain. Losing just a few pounds can take pressure off your knees. Chronic pain is associated with dwelling on your pa...  Read more

Walking, Running or Working Out, Make Sure You Wear the Right Shoes

Getting the correct fitting shoes is part of my sucess. I have very flat feet. Not only that, I severely over pronate. That's part of the reason I was nick named Ducky when I was in the Marine Corps. You would think that I would need Motion Control...  Read more

Chronic Pain Warriors: We Will Win the Weight War

We will not let disease destroy all that is us! Pain/illness isolates but together we can meet goals of health and wellness despite complex physical/mental challenges, fears, and limitations....  Read more

Kneehab: 5 Yoga-Inspired Moves to Tune Up Your Knees

Knee pain can come on suddenly: a sideways blow in athletics or a nasty fall while stepping off a curb. But many knee issues creep up after years of poor alignment, which results in wear and tear and arthritis. No matter the cause, knee issues d...  Read more

85% of Us Are Wearing the Wrong Workout Shoes--Are You Among Them?

Although I'm able to give people advice about finding the best fit for a running or workout shoe, I have to be honest. When it came to workout shoes, I always chose style over support. In the store, I'd ignore things like cushioning, stability, and f...  Read more

Knee pain

I will not let a little discomfort keep me from being active this week. I have my knee brace on and Im ready to get a move on. The sun is shining and it makes me want to get outside and enjoy this beautiful May day. Have a fun day....  Read more

Knee pain

Taking the one love of walking is challenging, I am determined to get better. So, I become active lose weight and know I have a swollen knee and difficulty walking, and can not take the stairs. I will follow the rice method, pray, and accept this tem...  Read more