How to treat your knee pain

PainBy Onlymyhealth editorial teamOct 10, 2016

Constant wear and tear of the knee joint is one of the primary reasons for knee pain. It may occur in older adults, young adults and children. However, women are found to be more vulnerable to knee pain as compared to men. The exact location of the knee pain may vary from person to person. Pain can originate in any of the bony structures from femur, tibia and fibula, kneecap to ligaments and cartilage. Apart from the wear and tear due to ageing, other factors that may lead to knee pain include fractures, ligament injuries, meniscus injuries, dislocation of the knee joint and stiffness in the joint due to arthritis, lupus and other chronic ailments. Are you also suffering from the knee pain problem? Here are some effective remedies that will surely provide relief. Apply cold compress on the affected area to reduce pain and swelling by constricting the blood vessels and reducing blood flow to the affected area. This is in turn helps in reducing the swelling. Another remedy that you can try to reduce knee pain is apple cider vinegar. Wondering how this will work? As you may know apple cider vinegar has alkalizing effects that helps dissolve accumulation of harmful toxins within the knee joint thereby restoring joint lubricants to help reduce pain and promote mobility. Watch this video with Dr. Debashish Chanda to know more how to treat knee pain.