Advantage PT: 5 Simple Ways To Beat Knee Pain

NEWSLETTER March 2019

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Beat Knee Pain While Running Finish Your Workout Without Fear Of Pain! We all know that running is great exercise for our bodies, but often people stop due to knee or lower leg pain. This can happen for a variety of reasons, but usually ones that we are not aware of. Over 50 million Americans deal with some sort of knee trouble, as the knees are the second most common injured joint, the first being the joints in the spine. Therefore, it is essential to know what you can do to prevent knee troubles from even starting. Most all knee and leg pain can be attributed to the following issues: • Poor muscular strength • Imbalance of muscular strength with certain muscles stronger and others weaker • Poor muscular coordination • Poor biomechanics of walking / running • Lack of flexibility Don’t push through the pain. While feeling a stretching sensation or muscle burn is a normal part of exercising, feeling pain is not. Sharp or dull pain should be paid attention to and not pushed through. Make sure you are doing adequate warming up prior to exercising as muscles and tissues require internal lubrication to work properly. Warming up brings natural fluids to the area to help with lubrication, improving elasticity and function. In addition, make sure to properly stretch after exercising to ensure that flexibility is maintained and gained. At Advantage PTwe provide 60 minute 1 on 1 care with licensed professionals at every visit. With over 150 years combined experience we find the root cause of your pain and put you on the path to recovery.

5 Ways To Improve Knee Pain

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