Knee pain has generally been on the rise in the last few years. It has been the result of many factors which include but not exclusive to, sedentary lifestyle, running activities, and ageing population to name a few. It can leave individuals in agonising pain resulting in days off work, and inactivity of body movements. Furthermore, it may have a major impact on the other parts of the body which can result in an altered way of walking, whilst changing your mood for the worse being left feeling stuck without a solution to the problem.
TAKE BACK CONTROL
There are many strategies that can be used to immediately reduce the pain, here are a few to get you started.
First tip – Stop!
Stop all activities causing you knee pain. Even though this may sound obvious you will be surprised to learn that individuals will that push through the pain thinking that it will go away. IT WONT! The knee is telling you that there is a problem and to find a way to fix it. This is indirectly telling you to be more aware of your body, slow down, and go back to basics.
Second tip – Ask for help.
Seek advice from a physiotherapist immediately. Physiotherapists are excellent at finding out the root of your problem, and using efficient techniques to ease your symptoms such as taping which is one of many strategies that can be used to aid pain. Furthermore, Physiotherapists are specialised at giving specific exercises for the knee which encourages a quicker recovery time.
Third tip – Say ‘I want to feel Resilient, Revitalised and Relieved’.
At R3 Physiotherapy we find a solution to your pain! We make sure we dedicate our time by understanding your symptoms and finding innovative ways to get you the results you need. This will allow you to return to the activities you love, leaving you feel
Resilient, Revitalised and Relieved.