Category: Knee Pain

Weight Matters When it Comes to Knee Pain

  Obesity has been linked to so many health conditions and knee pain is one of them. The knees bear the entire weight of the body and enable movement. When the bodyweight becomes too much for the knees to handle it is natural for them to undergo damage. The knees are one of the strongest

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Pes Anserine (Knee Tendon) Bursitis: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

  Pes Anserine Bursitis is a painful condition of the knee in which the bursa located on the inside of the knee becomes inflamed. Bursae are present all over the body where there is friction due to movements such as the shoulder, hips, and knee. These fluid-filled sacs act as cushions between bones, ligaments, and

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Iliotibial Band Syndrome, Its Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment

    Iliotibial band syndrome is caused by running, hiking, cycling, and activities that require bending the knee in general. The pain is experienced in the outer part of the knee and is a result of the injury of the IT Band, a connective tissue that runs from the outside of the hips, thighs, and

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How to Deal with Knee Pain

INTRODUCTION The knees are one of the most vulnerable joints of the human body. Knee pain is seen common these days due to an unhealthy lifestyle. People are too busy doing their work and they forget to keep themselves healthy and fit. Knee pain is a common complaint that affects people of all ages. Medical

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Treatment for Knee Osteoarthritis

Introduction Osteoarthritis is one of the most common forms of arthritis. It is a condition in which the naturally occurring cushioning (synovial cartilage) that is present between the joints, wears away. Due to this condition, the bones of the joints tend to rub more closely against one another, and this rubbing results in knee pain,

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GENTLE STRETCHING SCIATICA EXERCISES TO RELIEVE PAIN

You’re in excruciating pain and all you want to do is roll over and lie-down. If you’ve been diagnosed with Sciatica, that’s probably the worst thing you can do. When you have Sciatica, the Sciatica nerve is under pressure. You need to exercise it in ways that will relieve this pressure. Here we explain a

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ARE YOU CONSUMING TOO MUCH CALCIUM TABLETS? YOU NEED TO READ THIS

Calcium. What is the first thing that pops up in your mind after you hear, or read this word? Strong bones, and healthy teeth, right? Indeed, a body needs sufficient amount of calcium to give enough strength to a body. Also, sufficient calcium content in teeth makes them healthy, and strong. You must have seen

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TIPS TO IMPROVE QUALITY OF LIFE WHILE LIVING WITH CHRONIC PAIN

Chronic pain is recognised as a major public health problem, producing a significant economic and social burden. Moreover, this condition not only affects the patient but it also affects his or her family and social circle. Several studies have analysed the effect of chronic pain on patient’s lives, highlighting the strong correlation between this condition

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APPLYING HEAT VS. COLD FOR PAIN RELIEF: UNDERSTANDING WHEN TO USE EACH

When injured, we sometimes rush for ice-cubes and at other times use a hot water bottle. Both give us relief from pain. These are common ways to treat injuries that we use in our day to day life but it is important to understand when to use which method. Let’s understand heat & cold therapy

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