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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

4 Must-Do Strength Training Exercises for Runners

Runners are a breed all their own. I can say that because I am a runner. We can be quirky about our race rituals and to outsiders looking in, our lives seem to revolve around a "boring" sport of putting one foot in front of the other. But a...  Read more

Down 15lbs I took today off exercising due to knee
Updated 11/20/2015 7:38:49 PM

Down 15lbs I took today off exercising due to knees hurting but I thing losing that much in less than a month is great! My body just wanted some down time but still eating good haven't went up to my max allowed calories so I am happy!...  Read more

As a knee surgery survivor, yes, give yourself tim

As a knee surgery survivor, yes, give yourself time to rest and heal, but also make sure to strengthen your legs afterwards to help prevent further/future injury. I didn't do that and eventually had to have surgery (long story short there)....  Read more

I'm bummed. I was running and hurt my knee. just g
Updated 11/16/2015 9:31:47 PM

I'm bummed. I was running and hurt my knee. just got home from orthopedic dr and found I have a stress fracture. 4 to 6 weeks recovery now how do I still lose weight during this time or maintain at least...  Read more

Oh My Aching Knees! When I was working out with t
Updated 11/16/2015 10:44:49 AM

Oh My Aching Knees! When I was working out with the Jillian Michaels video this morning at Curves, my knees hurt a little the second time around the circuit. Never happened to me before -- even when I weighed this much before....  Read more

I seem to have lost my way, am in so much pain, th
Updated 11/16/2015 9:22:07 AM

I seem to have lost my way, am in so much pain, that I'm unable to do much, anyone got any ideas, I'm still eating within my calorie intake and drinking water...  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 just had my knee x rayed. I am waiting for it to get better so I can do some Zumba soon - my favorite form of exercise....  Read more

Knee Pain and Eating

Yesterday, I had a really odd experience. During the ballroom dance class, I was bouncing on my knee because it was bothering me (hurting). Then, with no indication, it just stopped hurting. About an hour later, at the end of the class, I noticed my...  Read more