How To Get Rid of Knee Pain?

Knee is the largest joint in the body as it allows bending and straightening of your leg. Unsurprisingly, knee pain is a most common occurrence that occur due to wear and tear of the knee joint and undoubtedly people of all ages are affected by it. Normally, knee pain can be seen in old age people with poor health condition but nowadays it had become so common in children owing to obesity, injuries and so on. Doctors suggest to deal and treat your knee pain at a starting stage so that it should not become an unbearable pain later on. Read on to know various home remedies to get rid of knee pain.




Lose Weight

Generally, people with excess weight face many health issues like joint pain. Excess body weight puts more your lower body joints mainly knees. Losing the unwanted fat from body reduces the stress from your knee joints will improve the flexibility and reduce pain.


Hot and Cold Treatment



Hot and cold treatment are the most common home remedies to get rid of knee pain. 
Shower or bath with warm water especially in the morning assist reducing pain in your knee joint. Use heating pad or blanket at night to keep your knee joints flexible and loose.

Cold treatment or therapy is the best for alleviating pain and help in reducing the swelling and soothing the inflammation of your knee. Wrap ice cubes in towel and apply it on affected area of your knee for quick relief.


Massage Therapy

Massage therapy is relatively slow but effective process. Massage not only helps in relieving the pain but helps in improving mobility of your knee joint. Warm 2-3 tablespoons of olive oil (or any other that you like) and apply it on your knee joint and massage gently for 15 to 20 minutes for 2 to 3 times a day to get relief of pain.


Ginger



Presence of anti-inflammatory compounds in ginger helps to alleviates the pain and swelling from the knee as well. You can consume ginger in the way you like it, either you can put it in Tea or can put in honey water, both effects equally same.


Proper Healthy Diet


Improper healthy diet also leads the person towards joints pain especially knee pain. Chronic inflammation in body causes weakness and also lead to tissue degeneration. Following an proper healthy diet reduces the inflammation, swelling and pain. Various foods like cold-water fish, chia seeds, fruits and vegetables lower down the inflammation in the body and provide relief from pain. Trying lowering trans fat and sugar intake that cause various severe problems to the body. 
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