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Knee Pain Hiking Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Knee Pain Hiking.

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Ouch! Avoiding the Aches and Pains

Exercise beginners usually try to make up for lost time by going all out their first week. The result? Injury or intense soreness. Pain does not necessarily mean gain. Many injuries occur at joints, where bones meet and provide motion. An enormo...  Read more

Exercising with Lower Back Pain

It’s a common problem for many who exercise. It makes everyday activity difficult, and scares a lot of people away from any physical activity. It’s lower back pain. For those of you who suffer from it, there is hope.  While there...  Read more

Dietary Supplements for Osteoarthritis

When cartilage that cushions your joints begins to breakdown faster than your body can replace it, you develop osteoarthritis. Without this protective tissue, the bones in your joints rub together, causing pain, tenderness, swelling and stiffness. Lo...  Read more

A Hiker's Guide to the Perfect Day Pack

Whether you’re trekking Machu Picchu, the Grand Canyon or the spectacular unknown of your local hiking trails, how you choose to prepare for a hike can make or break the entire experience. While longer, more strenuous hikes often require more a...  Read more

11 Strengthening Exercises that Help Decrease Knee Pain

If your knees are giving you problems, and you feel like the Tin Man from "The Wizard of Oz" when getting out of bed, you’re not alone. Nearly 50 million Americans feel the same way. Knees are the most commonly injured joints in...  Read more

15 mins on treadmill..knee is sore from walking ye
Updated 7/26/2016 11:50:41 AM

15 mins on treadmill..knee is sore from walking yesterday so thinking I may go swimming to get the rest of my workout for the day...  Read more

Is anyone else out there dealing with weight loss AND plantar fasciitis?? Have your pain levels impr
Updated 7/26/2016 9:08:21 AM

Is anyone else out there dealing with weight loss AND plantar fasciitis?? Have your pain levels improved since losing some weight?? I really need to believe that there's light at the end of the tunnel, and that I may not hurt like this forever......  Read more

I have been up since 1 am. Woke up with fibro pain
Updated 7/26/2016 8:51:04 AM

I have been up since 1 am. Woke up with fibro pain all over my body. I have noticed since I've been eating healthy that the pain is less coming and less painful. I think walking has also helped. Any others found this ?...  Read more

Ok - derailed. Vacation, the. Injured my knee. Tod
Updated 7/25/2016 8:59:03 AM

Ok - derailed. Vacation, the. Injured my knee. Today is my first day doing a light cardio/physical therapy workout. Depressing that I am heavier than I was before, but I did it one so I know I can do it again! Send me some good vibes friends!!...  Read more

#exercise I walked a lot yesterday My legs hurt all night long. Used some pain cream and
Updated 7/25/2016 7:56:42 AM

#exercise I walked a lot yesterday My legs hurt all night long. Used some pain cream and resting my feet to . May be time for a new pair of shoes. I walked 3 miles and I have not done that in years about 6 yrs maybe...  Read more

Just a little love for my knee

Small movements I've found that relieve the pain. I"ve been in pain for the last week, and found that if I moved my hip, (the one on the side of the painful knee) the way Cancan dancers do, -- it looks like they're moving their knee, when in fact, th...  Read more

Exercising with bad knees

To lose weight, eat a well-balanced diet, consuming fewer calories than you expend, and follow an exercise program. Aim for two or three days a week of strength training and a minimum of 30 minutes a day of cardiovascular exercise at least five days...  Read more

Let's go Hiking

People who want to get out into nature and explore the world through hiking, backpacking, walking, biking, or anything else that helps us get in touch with nature and achieve our goals....  Read more

Runner's Knee: Exercise or Rest, Which is Best?

Ask any runner, or non-runner for that matter, what one of the most common running injuries is and invariably many will mention patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS)--AKA runner's knee. It has been reported that as many as 70% of all runners will s...  Read more

Smart Exercise Modifications for Knee Pain

For many of us, exercise is the part of the day we look forward to. But for those who struggle with chronic pain, working out isn't enjoyable. It hurts. Knees are particularly vulnerable to pain during exercise (and afterwards).  There...  Read more