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Got knee pain? What's causing your knee pain?

The largest joint in the body is the knee, and many Americans' knees are not doing well.  More than 600,000 knee replacements are performed each year. Knee pain is the most common complaint of joint pain or joint stiffness. Approximately 18 million patients seek medical care because of knee pain each year.  The villain of knee pain is osteoarthritis (OA). One of the five leading causes of disability among older women and men in knee osteoarthritis. Other than arthritis that causes knee pain, there are other causes.  The following are the cause of knee pain.    Age Arthritis of the knee is prevalent among adults 45 years and older. It increases with age due to wear and tear experiences, making...

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Pain relieving creams after your workout

Why use pain relieving creams after your workout matters The myth that if you’re not sore, then you’re not training hard. This way of thinking is completely untrue. Yes, occasional muscle soreness is something that you will have when working out. However, this can be easily controlled with the help of topical pain relief creams. The old way of thinking “no pain, no gain” is outdated. The new way of thinking is to train smarter and not harder.  How pain happens with workouts The phenomenon of delayed onset (DOMS) muscle soreness is muscle pain that occurs after working out. Generally it occurs a day or two days after a workout. It is damaging to the connective tissue which in turn...

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