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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

Training to Relieve Back & Knee Pain

Isolating the gluteus medius (a small and hard-to-train muscle located above the gluteus maximus, just below the lower back) can improve your alignment and reduce back and knee pain. According to researchers at the University of Wisconsin at Milwauke...  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

I have a knee that clicks
Updated 1/24/2015 3:46:47 AM

I am 61 years young and have one knee that clicks if i try to do a squat or lunge so any advice would be most appreciated . Also how heavy should you start with lifting free weights,I have only 1 kilo weights at present time . Thanks in...  Read more

My right knee has been hurting pretty bad the past
Updated 1/22/2015 10:08:23 AM

My right knee has been hurting pretty bad the past few weeks. Swollen, inflamed muscles. Stairs hurt, walking hurts, the elliptical kills.. Any suggestions for a work out that isn't too strenuous on my knee? So out of shape and only 21....  Read more

I hurt my knee running yesterday. Now I dont know
Updated 1/21/2015 9:10:30 PM

I hurt my knee running yesterday. Now I dont know what kind of cardio I can do atb home....  Read more

34 years old and I struggle with chronic pain and
Updated 1/21/2015 9:23:45 PM

34 years old and I struggle with chronic pain and food addiction. Looking for someone with similar hurdles to overcome to help keep me motivated through this journey. Becky...  Read more

Weak Knees
Updated 1/18/2015 5:22:31 PM

Does anyone know any exercises that are easy on the knees? Thanks!...  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

Fibro Friends....

Fibromyalgia is a pain in the neck, arms, legs....Any one with FMS is welcome. Also join us on the Fast Break forum "Fibromyalgia Anyone????"...  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

This is a first for me. I am experiencing numbness on the outside of my right knee. A few weeks ago, when climbing into bed, I'd tuck my knee up to sit down and feel like my skin was burning, much like rug burn. I applied lotions to the skin...  Read more

Slowed down by Knee Pain

For sometime I've been struggling with knee pain. Pain that becomes so severe when running even a short distance that I was forced to simply stop running. I had been under the assumption my issues were IT Band related, told to rest for weeks, but res...  Read more