Many people complain that they suffer from pain in the knee joints. Unpleasant sensations can occur intermittently, after overload and daily consumption. There are often injuries - they can be taken during sports, in everyday life.
Causes of knee pain
The bones inside the knee joint are covered with cartilage, which acts as a shock absorber. It provides a sliding surface and cushion impacts. Pain occurs due to damage to various knee structures.
The patient may be bothered not only by pain in the knee joint from the inside or outside, but also by stiffness of the joint, reduced mobility. When the knee is bent, lateral movements are impaired, it is impossible to fully bend the leg. External changes may be present: swelling and redness.
Pain and swelling in the knee joint can occur for the following reasons:
- Injury and damage;
- Displacement, constriction;
- Ruptures of discs and ligaments;
- Knee fractures.
If there has been an injury, it is very difficult to make a diagnosis yourself. When the pain does not go away, and external changes appear, you should definitely go to the doctor.
The cause of the pain may be overload. Injuries are caused by repetitive movements, prolonged pressure on the knee, physical exercises.
Swelling and discomfort may occur after exercise, cycling, jumping and brisk walking.
Pain in the knee joint as a result of a relapse can occur while walking and is explained by the following reasons:
- Inflammation of fluid sacs;
- Rupture or inflammation of the tendons;
- Formation of ligaments and thickening;
- Inflammation or irritation of fibrous tissue from the outside.
Causes of knee pain can be more serious:
- Osgood-Spatter disease;
- Kist and Baker;
- subcutaneous infections;
- suppressed nerves;
Treatment of knee joints with folk remedies
A folk remedy will help to remove the swelling and reduce the discomfort. Effectively removes salt from body laurel leaves. Add 25-30 leaves with boiling water (400 ml) and boil for 5 minutes. Coat for a few hours, drain and take small sips. The entire volume should be drunk within 12 hours.
The treatment lasts for 3 days. Once you need to take a week off and repeat the course again. Before taking a decoction, you must clean the intestines, otherwise an allergic discharge may occur.
When the salts begin to be actively distributed, the amount of urination will increase. It is necessary to carry out such treatment several times a year.
For pain in the knee joint, there is another effective and tasty folk remedy - aspic. Restores cartilage tissue and synovial fluid, slows the development of osteoarthritis. There is a lot of collagen and protein in jelly meat, which are needed to maintain the integrity of bones, ligaments and cartilage - this is a kind of binding material. For treatment, any dish with gelatin is suitable. Helps restore the musculoskeletal system, prevents deformation of the joints.
Trace elements and vitamins that are present in jelly strengthen ligaments, maintain muscle tone. To prepare this dish, you can use pork or beef, chicken, turkey. Cover the meat with water and keep on low heat for a few hours until the liquid starts to stick to your fingers. Do not add water during the cooking process.
At the end of cooking the juice should be peppered to give it flavor, you can add garlic. Drain the liquid, decompose the meat, arrange in portions and pour the liquid. Containers should be stored in the refrigerator until solidified. To be effective, this dish should be eaten at least once a day for a month.
Another source of collagen and protein is chicken cartilage. To replenish these substances, include boiled or stewed cartilage in your daily menu.
There are several ways to relieve pain and swelling:
- Grind a tablespoon of cartilage and take on an empty stomach with orange juice;
- Boil the cartilage until it is completely soft. Add the bay leaf, peppercorns to the soup. Take 50-70 ml daily, diluted with water in a 1: 1 ratio;
- Boil the paws and eat two or three things on an empty stomach, make sure you drink lemon water.
Knee treatment with sunflower
Sunflower root, if used properly, effectively removes salts that accumulate in the joints. It is especially useful for those people who spend a lot of time in a sitting position. The root destroys all insoluble compounds, conglomerates, removes them from the body.
Grind 100 grams of sunflower root with a blender or meat grinder, fill with water (1 liter) and simmer for 10 minutes. Cool, drain and drink water together to quench thirst.
Knee joint treatment "Golden Mustache"
Scientifically, this plant is called aromatic kalisia. Used not only for knee pain, but also for cardiovascular disease. To speed up the cartilage restoration process, you need to combine it with other tools that have a similar effect. You can get the ponytail of the field.
Mix the squeezed juice from the plant with some cream based on animal fat. The proportions are 3: 1. The composition should be rubbed into the problem area or applied as a compress.
A compress from the tincture of "golden mustache" will relieve pain. Inhale the gauze and place the knot, fixing it with a bandage. You can remove it after half an hour.
Knee joint treatment "Lecithin"
Cleanses the body of excess cholesterol, strengthens the walls of blood vessels, nerve tissue. The composition includes acetylcholine - a substance that provides transmission of a nerve impulse.
Take one tablespoon daily with water. The duration of treatment is one month. To increase the effect, "Lecithin" should be consumed with the egg shell - it is a source of calcium. It also contains manganese, sulfur, iron, copper and other useful trace elements.
Before removing the shell, the eggs should be thoroughly washed and immersed in boiling water. Once to be crushed and added to plates. During periods of irritations, the dose should be 8 grams, after irritations, 4-5 grams should be consumed daily for two weeks.
Recipes for knee pain
Pour the rye grains (250 grams) with water (2 liters) and simmer for a few minutes. Add honey (kilogram), vodka (500 ml), barberry root (3 teaspoons). Mix everything well and keep in a dark place for three weeks. It is necessary to take three tablespoons before meals.
If the joint hurts, lethargy tincture helps remove swelling and discomfort. It is necessary to wipe the joints several times a day, make lotions. Can be combined with a trumpet uterine infusion. It should be drunk in a teaspoon before a meal in the acute period of the disease.
Grind one kilogram of horseradish, add water (4 liters) and boil for 5 minutes. When the product has cooled, add honey to taste. Drink a glass every day for a month.
In the daily diet you should include calcined cottage cheese. You will need potassium chloride and milk to prepare it.
Heat half a liter of milk to a temperature of 50-60 degrees, add half a tablespoon of calcium. Once the product is cottage cheese, remove the pan from the heat and transfer the mixture to a sieve, cover with gauze. In the morning the cottage cheese is ready to eat.
Add 250 grams of pre-chopped horse chestnut to a bottle of vodka. Leave for 14 days, shaking daily.
Sore spots should be rubbed at night.
Exercises and gymnastics to relieve pain in the knee joint are prescribed by a doctor. It takes into account the nature and causes of the damage and assigns loads according to their indicators. Wrongly chosen exercises can make the situation worse.
If the discomfort is very strong, there is tension from within, swelling, redness, then the treatment of pain in the knee joint can be prescribed only by a specialist after an examination.