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I have arthritis and have had surgery on one knee and to help the pain I exercise even if it hurts because later the pain goes away and I feel better. I don't necessarily advise with all pain but for arthritis it helps a lot. A bicycle helps a lot and is less stressful
I don't have the best knees, and after a long work out they will ache. One day on a whim I decided to see if Vick's Vapor Rub would help with the sore knees. It did! the warming sensation of the Vick's really helped! Though I would suggest doing this at night because it does smell.
By creating an exercise routine based on your individual needs and abilities, as well as taking some precautionary measures, you can reduce your risk of injury and make exercise an enjoyable part of your daily routine.
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