Knee pain is a common condition that can be caused by both short-term and long-term problems.
But mild to moderate knee pain can often be successfully treated at home. Whether due to a sprain or arthritis, there are several ways to combat the pain.
1. The RICE method
Rest Ice Compression Elevation
Apply ice or a bag of peas from the freezer on your knee to reduce swelling and inflammation. Don’t grab a pill, ice will do the job by numbing the area and getting you rid of the pain.
Daily exercises will reduce the pain. If you avoid exercising because of the pain it might worsen the situation because the joint will become stiff.
3. Lose weight
If have some extra pounds, then, my dear, you have to find a way to give away some! Overweight is the main problem when it comes to knee pain because of the body pressure.
4. Hot and cold
As I said before in previous article, applying cold and heat packs it will get you rid of the pain instantly. This therapy turns in being very effective around the world.
5. Homemade ointments
Capsaicin, the best analgesic you can find at the grocery store. Ginger is another great anti-inflammatory that you can use to get rid of a knee pian. But here is the best homemade capsaicin ointment .
Massage is the best therapy in my opinion in getting rid if any pain. But if you massage gently the knee area…the calves and the muscles around the knee, the pain will gently disappear. Use lavender oil for such massage because it has calming effects.
7. Russian remedy
Gelatin is great in relieving joint pain, so prepare and use it as it follows:
– 5.5 oz / 150 grams of any edible organic gelatin
– Cold Water (2 oz)
Method of preparation:
Pour about two teaspoons of edible organic gelatin in a quarter of a glass (2 oz ) filled with refrigerated cold water and mix well. Then, cover the glass and keep it overnight. The gelatin will form a jelly.
Drink this remedy early in the morning on an empty stomach. In order to enrich its flavor, you can add water and honey, or mix yogurt or sour milk.
It is stated that this effective method relieves pain in 7 days. However, consume it for one month and repeat the procedure after 6 months. This will provide lubrication to the joints and reduce the pain.