There are 2 types of knee pain causes that are mainly acute knee pain and chronic knee pain. Generally acute knee pain is caused by an accident or a fall and the pain will only be present for a short time. It occurred mostly in sports activities and the treatment for such knee pains is to undergo a surgery so as to be fully treated.
The second cause is chronic knee pain. This form of injury goes with you for a long period of time and it often hurts every now and then. There are different types of chronic knee pain such as tendonitis, gout and identification. This includes arthritis, which is one of the most common knee pain causes known as osteoarthritis.
This form of disease will gradually wear off the joints due to the excessive exertion of pressure, which might raised the chances of reinjuring your knee joints.
To avoid your knee joints from reinjuring, here are 3 types of knee pain exercises to improve your condition:
1. Range-of-motion exercise, such as dancing, is a form of exercise aid in relieving stiffness in the knee. It also helps in maintaining normal joint movement. This form of exercise will help an individual to increase flexibility. It is recommended to perform this workout on a daily basis or once every other day to improve on your knee joint condition on a long run.
2. Aerobic exercise, such as bicycle riding will help to improve the cardiovascular fitness of the patient. This form of exercise should be practiced twice a week for about 20 to 30 minutes. Should you encounter frequent pains or swelling in your joints, don’t push your limits and take a break from it.
3. Strengthening exercise (weight exercise) is a form of exercise to help improve your muscle strength. Patients can start with small free weights exercise first, subsequently moving on to the exercise machines. This form of exercise should be done once every other day. Should you encounter frequent pains or swelling in your joints, don’t push your limits and take a break from it.
Should you encounter frequent pains or swelling in your joints, don’t push your limits and take a break from it. Stop performing the workouts if your joint continues to swell. It is advisable to seek for professional help if the pain in your knee joint persists after you have stopped the exercise for an hour.
Hopefully this article helps you in your recovery from arthritis.