Post Workout Exercises to Combat Knee Pain

5 May

Post Workout Exercises to Combat Knee Pain

Joint pain affects one in five Americans and is one of the leading causes of disability in the U.S. Along with leg, neck, and back pain, knee pain tops the list of problem areas, according to James Rippe, M.D., a cardiologist and joint pain specialist. And we’re not getting better: A 2013 study reported a 162 percent increase in knee replacements over the last 20 years in people 65 and older.

So how do you know if you’re at risk? Factors like inactivity, carrying too much bodyweight, poor posture, improperly treated injuries, and insufficient nourishment can all contribute to knee pain, Rippe says.

Read this article for ways to combat knee pain: http://blog.myfitnesspal.com/6-post-workout-stretches-to-combat-knee-pain/

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