How to Treat Knee Pain: Easy Tips and Home Remedies

There could be many reasons of you going week in your knees and feeling that unbearable pain. Pain has several categories; you could have mild pain through days and suddenly wake up one morning to find it gone.

Knee pain can occur to anyone, from children to the elderly. Some of the most obvious reasons would include lack of Vitamin D, calcium and iron.” Lack of Vitamin D is often responsible for hampering optimum bone health.

Prevention is the best cure,’ many common ailments can be avoided just by making minor changes in our lifestyles. Knee pain, if sustaining for more than a week, could mean something serious including risk of arthritis, osteoarthritis, osteoporosis and other bone related ailments. In order to rule out these conditions, it is imperative for one to consume a diet rich in calcium and vitamins right from one’s childhood.

You can try treating knee pain in the comfort of your home without popping pills. Here are some easy tips:

The Cold Treatment: In case of any injury (sports or trauma), experts suggest cold compresses for the first 48 hours at least thrice a day. Applying ice to the affected area will help reduce the swelling.
The Heat Effect: In case it is an old injury that seems to have resurfaced or any kind of muscle pain (due to exertion) you can try applying warm sesame oil or mustard oil with a pinch of turmeric onto the joint.
We suggest some common ingredients that can help relieve knee pain:

– Consuming seeds, rich in calcium can help. These will include flaxseeds, walnuts, and sesame seeds. Amla is also good for joints and bone health.

– You can also consume giloy. Giloy stems can be chewed as is or powdered and mixed with lukewarm water. You also get giloy tablets in market.

– Turmeric is antiseptic and has healing properties. When teamed with warm milk, it acts on treating joint pains as well as facilities the healing process.

– Many people experience knee pain during winters, for them, methi (fenugreek seeds) can be soaked overnight and consumed to relieve pain.

– Ginger has anti-inflammatory properties; hence topical application of ginger oil as well as drinking ginger tea regularly can also help. You can also have ginger along with milk for effective results.

Tulsi or holy basil is known as an anti-rheumatic (joint pains) and antispasmodic (muscle spasms) agent. It can be used externally to treat joint related ailments. Tulsi also works in relieving joint pain and pain associated with arthritis.