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11 Exercises That Help Decrease Knee Pain

Need Pain-Free Knees? Start Here!

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LMB7427

9/26/2011 8:56:16 AM

The stretches and exercises sound great. They would be better if pictures were included, I can't visualize the instructions.

LILYBELLE8

9/25/2011 10:15:11 PM

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Excellent suggestions - thank you.

CHRIS3874

9/25/2011 2:21:46 PM

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I know it wasn't touched on in the article but I like to take glucosamine and chondritin tablets when my knees act up I think it helps.

MLORESON

9/25/2011 10:36:07 AM

I keep getting annoying ads that I can't get around when I try to click on the 'hot' links. I hope you can fix this problem as I am interested in finding out further information

AUTODIDACTICUS

9/25/2011 8:17:12 AM

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Thank you, thank you, thank you for posting this!

MAGICKCAT

9/16/2011 3:52:02 PM

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I appreciated this article, I have already had my right knee totally replaced at age 49. I am working hard now to keep the original left one. I do feel that now that I have started working out and doing weight baring exercising, like walking on a treadmill and step ups. I already feel that I can move a lot easier.

AROUTLY

8/2/2011 6:16:28 AM

No one has commented on this article in a while, so I thought I'd put this out there:

The only exercise that I can find listed in the strength trainer is Step-Ups, unless the other exercises (and stretches) are listed under different names. That said, it would be really helpful to have demos of these exercises and stretches, and even *more* helpful to have a simple way to add them to training en mass. Would this be possible?

CATHM26

3/4/2011 3:02:29 PM

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Great article - I have had two knee surgeries, but only experience pain/stiffness when I take breaks from exercising. Good for people to know that exercising helps, doesn't hinder. Also - running is great for my knees!

JOEY331

2/23/2011 1:24:12 PM

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Loved the article and have started doing some of the suggested exercises. I wish the exercises were listed in the Fitness Tracker Strength Training so I could track them. The only one I found was the Step-Ups.

ISTHISME1

1/20/2011 11:25:50 AM

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Sooooo glad to find this article, it was very informative. I have OA in both knees, i am looking for improvment through diet and working out. with all the pain though we need to start out slowly

GIJITSMOM

1/18/2011 2:09:00 PM

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My left knee was injured several years ago and I tend to experience pain during some of my more strenuous workouts. This article has provided me with some ideas on how to continue my workouts without stressing my knee.

RUNNINSTRONG

1/10/2011 10:05:08 PM

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Glad to see some suggestions for improving knee-strength. After running my 1st 1/2 Marathon, the knees were the only trouble spot. I'll gladly try these out in preparation for the next big race this summer.

METAMORPHOSIS36

12/15/2010 6:39:38 PM

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I'm glad I found this article. For some reason, in the last week my knees have been giving me pain when I walk up stairs or even get in or out of a chair. They were weak before I started having pain so I think it is just being overweight and out of shape that is the problem. I was looking for something to help strengthen them.

DMIGUEL1

9/26/2010 12:30:33 AM

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Wow. It's amazing that so many people have problems with their knees. While I agree that stronger muscles around the knee could probably be helpful, it would be equally helpful to have comments from a physical therapist. We definitely don't want to make our situation any worse than what it is. I've also learned that our knees have good and bad days - so we have to go with the flow and maximize the strong days.

SUNNYARIZONA

9/25/2010 6:35:52 PM

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Best thing I found for my knees, is Mangosteen juice, and super antioxident along with elations!

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