This article is the fourth in a series of five articles covering the five essential components to knee pain recovery…
None of what I am going to share with you today is to be taken as medical advice. This approach is what I used to get myself out of knee pain that I learned over the past nine years.
These are truths as I know them. Use what you like and disregard the rest. If you have any concerns as to what you are to do, please consult your licensed health care professional.
Think about how most knee injuries happen. A short twist, turn, misstep, stopping too fast, or a quick jerk to the side suddenly sends a shooting burning pain in your knee.
Your body is tense and thus not flexible enough to adapt to this sudden movement.
Then it is very difficult to think about stretching, especially when your knee is painful, tight and swollen.
In trying to heal after an injury like this, none of the conventional stretching can actually get to the place your knee needs to be stretched in order to address the discomfort at its source.
Most of the stretching taught today will teach you to stretch your [Read more...]