Knee arthrosis or gonarthrosis is one of the most common joint problems that happen because of damaged cartilage in the knee. The symptoms are connected with constant pain in the area of the knee and limited mobility. The interesting thing is that knee pain is not affecting only older people but it is very common in younger population.
It is often a pain in the area on the front side of the knee. This pain occurs as a consequence of the lifestyle and variety of sports. When the pain occurs it is recommended to avoid activities as hill climbing kneeling, squatting and walking on uneven ground.
A large number of people affected with a knee pain seek for a temporary pain relief instead of seeking for a real cause for the problem. Alternative medicine has a variety of remedies that are proven to be very effective in this field. Knee pain is usually a signal that your blood circulation is bad and therefore the knee joint does not work well. Trying to improve the circulation may be a solution for the problem with the knee.
Enrich your nutrition
People that suffer from pain in the knee should also take care of the things they eat. Their nutrition should be enriched with omega 3 fatty acids and is recommended to add sea fish as salmon, mackerel, herring and other rich with these acids. Unrefined vegetable oils are also good source of omega 3.The effectiveness of these ingredients has experimental evidence but it is effective regardless of patient’s age and cause of pain. This pain is not always a result of used up joint, it is sometimes caused by injury or some genetic factors.
Ginger as a pain relief for knee pain
To soothe the pain in the knee you can try rubbing in chamomile or St. John’s worth oil. This may relieve to some. Ginger is also a good ally when it comes to knee pain. If the other things you used did not work for you, try this remedy.
Everything you need to prepare this remedy is a fresh ginger root. Cut off approximately a thumb size of ginger root and grate it. Apply the resulting mass on the affected knee and massage it well. You can also use ginger oil to massage the knee. In addition to massages drink ginger tea. You prepare the tea by simmering a few slices of ginger root in two cups of water for 10 minutes. Then let it stay another 10. Strain and add lemon and honey to taste. Do this treatment until you are satisfied with the results. You can improve the results by adding the grated ginger in your food.
IT IS IMPORTANT TO NOTE THAT YOU MUST TALK TO YOUR DOCTOR BEFORE START USING GINGER AS REMEDY.
IF THE KNEE PAIN DOES NOT STOP IN THREE TO FOUR DAYS MAKE SURE YOU CONSULT AN EXPERT, BECAUSE THE PAIN MAY BE OF OTHER CAUSE.