Arpana Shah January 22, 2018
Joint pains can be start in any age.Pains never come with age.Knee pain is also one of the main joint pain.Knee pain is generally see in the old age people.The fact is many people suffers from it.If we are talking about Indians or Indian lifestyle,the body is supposed to give in earlier than it should be.As there is change in age or as the person is getting old, there's a drastic change in the physcial activities of the body which tends to various problems including knee pain.If anyone in your known also suffers from Knee pain or goinf through the same phase,then you should keep the followings in your mind.Knee pain generally occurs due to non-movement of body.
As mentioned above,inavtivity of the musles or root causes the knee pain in most of the cases.As we all know workload decreases with age and mostly elder people stop their physical movement as well.To balanace it, make a routine for morning or evening walk to keep a check on body's energy & keep yourself fit.A motionless lifestyle makes Knees stiif & hence painful.
Massage therapy helps in reducing pain in knees.Take some coconut oil, Olive oil or any other massage oil & rub it on knee area & massage gently with fingers and palms.It gives relax to our veins and arteries.You'll see the difference if give the massage therapy regularly to your knees.
Take calcium enrich food in your regular diet.Like,Milk is a great source of calcium so you can add milk products in your diet.It helps you in make your bones stronger and getting rid of any type of joint pain.
Applying cold compress or any cold item like ice bag is a great and simple way to get rid of pain and swelling in your knees or any painful part. Just wrap ice cubes into a hand towel and compress it and rub it to the painful area of your knee for about 10-15 minutes. This procedure can be repeated several times a day till the pain subsides.
Turmeric is well known for its healing properties. It has antioxidant properties that help in getting rid of knee pain. You can add it to regular foods or in milk to include it in your diet every day to reduce knee pain. Make sure you are using natural turmeric and not the adulterated ones found in the market these days.
If your weight is more than you should at this age and height, you should seriously consider losing out some fat before it goes on it worsens part. Obesity increases the burden on your knees and results in severe pain.
If your knee is giving you an unendurable pain and hard time and you are in pain most of the times, it’s time to consult with doctor. Book an appointment with an experienced orthopedic doctor to identify the root of the problem and follow expert advice instead of trial and error. If ignored, the pain may worsen with age.making it almost impossible to get rid of!