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Knee Pain Medication Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Knee Pain Medication.

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

Anyone on medication that has weight gain as a sid
Updated 10/2/2015 8:40:08 AM

Anyone on medication that has weight gain as a side effect? How do you manage?...  Read more

So glad that the cortisone shot in my knee is fina
Updated 9/30/2015 10:09:45 AM

So glad that the cortisone shot in my knee is finally working. looking forward to getting back to walking again....  Read more

twisted my knee working out, now hurts to stand ve
Updated 9/29/2015 1:19:58 PM

twisted my knee working out, now hurts to stand very long and even move it a little. what exercises can i do in the meantime while sitting or lying down until knee stops hurting?...  Read more

Chronic Pain
Updated 9/28/2015 9:53:40 PM

Chronic Pain...  Read more

For me gluten free = pain free. Gluten = lower bac
Updated 9/28/2015 2:33:06 PM

For me gluten free = pain free. Gluten = lower back pain, pinched nerve, sciatica, naproxen, restricted movement. No gluten = freedom and health. You?...  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

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 suf...  Read more