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Knee Pain Medication Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Knee Pain Medication.

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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

Types of Arthritis

When you hear the term "arthritis," you probably imagine painful and stiff joints. While that is pretty accurate (arthritis literally means "joint inflammation"), there are actually over 100 different types of arthritis, which is...  Read more

The Causes of Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis, the most common form of arthritis, is a major health problem affecting an estimated 21 million adults in the United States alone. Osteoarthritis begins with the breakdown of joint cartilage which results in pain, stiffness, swelling a...  Read more

Getting Rest with RLS

When your legs ache, you can usually lie down and relax to alleviate your symptoms. But for people who suffer from Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS for short), relaxing only makes them hurt more. According to the National Institutes of Health, as many as...  Read more

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

Gradually getting back into things after knee surg
Updated 5/3/2016 6:11:27 AM

Gradually getting back into things after knee surgery. Even though I didn't gain any weight back it just doesn't feel right not working out several days a week, next step is getting back to the gym and eating right again, that can't come soon enough...  Read more

I was put on a medication that made me put on weig
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I was put on a medication that made me put on weight. I'm getting married in October and I didn't want to keep putting on weight up until then so I started working hard to maintain and hopefully lose a bit before then....  Read more

So, I hurt my knee. Any ideas on exercises I can d
Updated 5/2/2016 7:02:59 PM

So, I hurt my knee. Any ideas on exercises I can do that won't irritate it?...  Read more

I can not exercise due to extreme back pain. Have
Updated 5/2/2016 5:05:09 PM

I can not exercise due to extreme back pain. Have had 2 back surgeries. Heading for 3rd surgery. Help. Loosing the battle to stay on track!!!!!!!!!!!!...  Read more

Today I will use Advil to lessen my pain in my knees during workouts. Does anyone have any suggestio
Updated 5/2/2016 1:02:32 PM

Today I will use Advil to lessen my pain in my knees during workouts. Does anyone have any suggestions on when to take the Advil, before or after workout?...  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

Herbs and Supplements for Osteoarthritis

TurmericTurmeric is a spice popular in India and other countries. It has a characteristic golden color and a warm, bitter taste. It's often used to flavor curries, mustards and cheeses. Curcumin, an active component of turmeric, seems to have anti...  Read more

Chronic Pain Warriors: We Will Win the Weight War

We will not let disease destroy all that is us! Pain/illness isolates but together we can meet goals of health and wellness despite complex physical/mental challenges, fears, and limitations....  Read more

Best & Worst Exercises for Arthritis

It might seem intuitive to avoid exercising your joints when they're causing you pain. But, like many aspects of the human body, what seems to make sense isn’t necessarily what's good for you! When you're suffering from arthritis, o...  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