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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 fell off the wagon today after having my knee dr
Updated 10/1/2014 2:59:30 PM

I fell off the wagon today after having my knee drained.. It hurts so much more than. The last time.. Ugh.. Anyway ,I'm in be rest for today an my husband bless his heart fixed dinner, grilled cheese and vanilla ice cream not it an onlyhalf sandwhich...  Read more

New-onset stomach pain after eating carbs
Updated 9/29/2014 4:32:44 PM

Hello, It has been almost a year, but I've lost 40 pounds on a low-carb, high protein diet. This has been slower than I wanted, but steady, without any weight gain during the whole time, and I'm almost to my goal weight (10 pounds to go). A n...  Read more

Hi looking at another knee replacement (had one in
Updated 9/28/2014 9:28:38 PM

Hi looking at another knee replacement (had one in march now other knees turn). My left knee will be replaced in 9 days. Need support to get up and get moving after surgery. Have started walking 1 mile a day. Need to lose 60 lbs....  Read more

Help! sore/in pain (1st strength training session)
Updated 9/25/2014 8:53:15 AM

So I had my first strength training session yesterday (Monday) evening. We focused solely on legs/glutes and the trainer taught me how to do some different weighted exercises and we worked out pretty hard. My legs felt like jelly about halfway throug...  Read more

I had knee surgery no squats need ideas!
Updated 9/25/2014 11:35:36 PM

I had knee surgery in June and I have to be careful doing squats and kneeling looking for ideas to do besides walking. Any ideas would be appreciated. PS I am done with post surgery rehab....  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

No Knee Pain

I was busy in the yard all day Sunday - mowing and edging the lawn, transplanting cactus and amaryllis and double checking what was growing well and what needed attention. I was soaked with sweat but it felt good! No knee pain this morning 224...  Read more

Less Knee Pain

I spent Saturday morning exploring the San Antonio Botanical Gardens with my daughter a bit of walking inclines and stairs and for the first time I did not feel that I needed to hold the hand rail while walking down stairs because I was afraid my kne...  Read more