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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

Inner part of knee feels weak
Updated 12/3/2014 3:48:11 PM

I apologize for the length. Earlier this year I went to the doctor to have my knee looked at for a work injury. My knee (right knee) had swollen on the sides and it felt like it could give way. When it first became a problem, I couldn't bend my...  Read more

I can't do squats due to a knee surgery. Is there
Updated 12/4/2014 10:53:58 AM

I can't do squats due to a knee surgery. Is there another way to accomplish the same result?...  Read more

Tricep dips causing pain
Updated 12/1/2014 1:34:15 AM

I got my gym to give me a new program at beginning of this week and it does push me but have found tricep dip gives me what I class as abnormal pain. I got given tricep dips where my feet are on another bench and after 2 sets of 12 it felt like I...  Read more

would a pain pill help me...
Updated 11/17/2014 11:07:43 AM

Hello,I am asking for advice. I am attending a spin class and the first time almost killed me. The second time was hard but I pushed through pain and all. I could not walk after that and was taken to the er. I had xray and tests. They said there is n...  Read more

knee injury
Updated 11/22/2014 12:48:13 AM

Hello everyone. I am a newbie here(28, female). I would like to know some exercises to lose weight. I had a knee injury and currently recovering from it. I need to lose 40plus kgs and am scared to be in bed all day thinking of further weight gain. I...  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

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

Knee Pain

Just when I thought I was on the home stretch with my physical therapy for my left rotator cuff (already did the right one 2 years ago), my right knee has been acting up. It started on July 4th when I stepped into a boat. I guess I twisted it or some...  Read more