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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

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

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

11 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

Diabetic Nerve Pain
Updated 7/23/2015 5:23:52 PM

To the person asking help with Diabetic Nerve Pain. My doctor gave me Gabapentin 3 times a day and it has controlled the pain. You might ask your doctor if you may be prescribed this prescription....  Read more

Posted today's hiking photos on Pep and also on my
Updated 7/22/2015 3:16:03 PM

Posted today's hiking photos on Pep and also on my photo gallery on my Spark page. It was the hottest day i've had until now, i hope it helps burning calories, and ended up having fish salad and some bread by Mediterranean Sea at the end of the day....  Read more

Hike this morning, just did a half hour on the ell
Updated 7/21/2015 5:39:45 PM

Hike this morning, just did a half hour on the elliptical and then a 25 min kickboxing video! I'm on a roll! Sweat it out!!!! 😥💪...  Read more

Just posted the waterfall photos from my hike yest
Updated 7/21/2015 10:10:09 AM

Just posted the waterfall photos from my hike yesterday, if u're using Pep i have the same account name if no, they are show in my page in photo gallery. Pep is fun application to share photos with the Sparkpeople!...  Read more

I had a date with a mountain today. Hadn't hiked
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I had a date with a mountain today. Hadn't hiked in two weeks and missed it! I may sneak in a date with the elliptical on Tuesday, though. :)...  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

ElastoGel Knee wraps

I LOVE my elastogel knee wraps. You put them in the freezer and reuse them as often as you need. I usually ice my bad knees every night , thus reducing the amount of pain meds I have to take. They come in different sizes and the gel is flexible, s...  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 suf...  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