KNEE PAIN? Have you ever experienced pain in the knee?
Probably almost everyone has experienced knee pain, because the knee is one of the body’s joints are susceptible to pain.
Joints of the body has a primary function as a liaison between the bones to each other, allowing you to move freely.
Consists of ligaments and joints and cartilage, if the joint is lubricated with both the bones to move smoothly.
Causes of Knee Pain
As we get older, the cartilage covering the knee will become thinner.
The surface of the knee would be as slippery and as before so that can lead to osteoarthritis.
Osteoarthritis is characterized by bones rubbing together with each other so harshly can cause pain and inflammation or inflammation.
Furthermore, the increasing age of the elasitisitas ligaments will be reduced. This is caused by chemical changes in the proteins that make up the ligaments.
Therefore, it will be more easily torn ligaments, and the healing process is slower.
3 Tips to Reduce Pain in Knee Joints
1. Strengthen Muscles Around the Knee Stretch
Perform stretching or stretching of the hamstrings, calves, and quads. Caring for these muscles to stretch to reduce the pain in the knee.
Also do movements such as squats, pull the foot back buttocks, and other movements to train these muscles.
2. Calcium Rich Food Consumption
Eating foods that contain lots of calcium can help reduce and prevent pain in the knee joint.
Foods rich in calcium include almonds, peas, oranges, spinach, beans, salmon, sardines, and dairy products such as yogurt and skim milk.
3. Maintaining Weight Loss
Being overweight or obese has been shown to increase the tension and the load on the knee that will cause pain.
Keep the body active and exercising at least 20 minutes, 3-5 times a week, and avoid processed foods and high fat can minimize the negative effects received by the knee.
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