Whether you have had knee pain for only a few hours or for multiple years, you know this: it can have such an impact on the quality of your life. 

But the good news is: there are so many natural things you can do on your own!

If this is you, here are a few of my best tips to get you started on your own!

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Tip #1: Get stronger in your hips and core

Hip and core strength is always essential, but especially to protect your knees.  When there are imbalances in the hips or care, it leads to poor alignment and therefore stresses down onto your knees during movements like walking, running, squatting, and more.  Working on strength for these areas specifically will improve your body mechanics and reduce the load on the knees, and therefore helping reduce excessive wear and tear.

Tip #2: Get and stay mobile!

I say this all the time: MOBILITY THEN STABILITY. That’s because when there is stiffness in your joints, the surrounding muscles then work harder and less efficiently. Keeping up good joint mobility enhances the body’s ability to move properly and reduces strain on the knees. Your body learns to properly distribute forces and reduces the risk of overloading your knees.

Tip #3: Interrupt your sitting time

While knee pain can sometimes come from the knee, more often it comes from the spine (even without back pain). Simply by avoiding longer periods of sitting, this can address both potential causes of the knee pain. We need to avoid poor blood circulation in and around the joint. Moving also leads to tightness in the hip flexors and hamstrings which can improve knee functioning. 

Tip #4:  Improve your balance

This is for many reasons, but ultimately better balance allows you to have great stability and control during movement and it reduces your fall risk. However, having good balance can ALSO reduce the strain in your knees. Good balance requires that the stabilizing muscles in your feet, ankles, and hips all work together effectively.  While you work to improve and maintain your balance, it can decrease stress on your knees by getting those other muscle groups to “join the party.”

Put these tips to work if you aren’t already, and see what it can do for your knee pain!

And if you want help through the process- WE ARE HERE FOR YOU! 

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