The knee joint is particularly vulnerable to damage and pain because it takes the full weight of your body and any extra force when you run or jump.

You’re more likely to experience knee pain as you get older, and people who are overweight or do lots of sports have a higher risk of damaging their knees. Some sports that involve a lot of turning, such as football, netball and skiing, carry a particularly high risk of knee injuries.
If you think your pain is the result of having done more activity than you’re used to, you’ve probably just sprained or strained your knee. This means that the knee tissues have stretched, but aren’t permanently damaged. Most patients are suffering from unbearable pain in the entire knee joint. Knee pain occurs as a result of weak bone structure, injury or arthritis.

Here are few suggestions how you can relief knees pain:
First step is to identify other accompanying symptoms, such as stiffness, redness, numbness on the leg and difficulty walking or standing, usually as a result of the pain. At most patients these symptoms are indication of knee effusion. Effusion is the buildup of fluid in the knee joint, which occurs after an injury or the other causes of knee pain. And fluid produced by the affected tissues actually is the cause of swelling. The following remedies should be administered according to the cause of pain.
Injury can be caused by strain or sprain, the impact from a fall or a twisted knee from bad posture and overuse. In order to relieve knee pain try some of the following ways.

Rest is very important in order to release any pressure build up from using the knee.
Second thing to do as you rest the knee is to ice it using cold compresses for about 10–20 minutes. It is reccomendable to use ice cubes in a bag or some other frozen products such as veggies and peas that you have in the freezer. By constricting blood vessels to reduce blood flow to the affected part the cold efficiently will reduce swelling and in the pain. In most cases, inflammation is symptom of painful knees. Third remedy for reducing of the the swelling is to apply compression bandages. Make sure that bandages are not too much tight as thus will cut off blood circulation. It is highly advisable to keep your knee elevated as you rest and use these remedies.

Using egg yolk and table salt
Prepare a paste to treat knee pain by mixing fresh egg yolk and 1 tablespoon of salt. For painful swollen knee mix 2 eggs apply on the painful area. After that, cover with a cling paper loosely, and apply an elastic bandage. Make sure to change the paste after 2 hours. For best results use minimum 5 applications daily. Table salt contains minerals including magnesium which is a natural muscle relaxant and has the ability to reduce fluid in the tissues to reduce swelling. Oils contained in the egg yolk easily pass through the skin and thus carry the minerals to the affected parts.

Mustard oil
This oil is efficient pain relief remedy. You can use it to massage the swollen knee gently. This remarkable natural oil will reduce swelling and ease the pain by improving the blood circulation in the affected parts. Heat up 2-3 tablespoons of mustard oil and then apply until is warm. After that, place a warm towel on top of the knee.

Apple cider vinegar
ACV is acidic and that means it has an alkalizing effect. This vinegar has the ability to neutralize some of the mineral harmful toxins that over time build up in the knee, in cases of arthritis and other diseases. First option is to consume it. Combine 2 teaspoons ACV and 1 cup of water and drink the mixture every day until the pain subsides. Another option is to put 2 tablespoons of ACV in a bath and soak the affected knee for about 10 minutes. Also, you can mix the vinegar with olive oil and massage the affected knee two times a day.

If you are experiencing knees pain, try one of this remedy and get rid of the pain.

Source: http://www.naturalhealingmagazine.com/

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