How to get rid of Knee Pain 11 Do's & Don'ts

How to get rid of Knee Pain 11 Do's & Don'ts

Posted by Paul Rafferty on

How to get rid of existing knee pain

The knee is made up of multiple parts, all of which work together.  If one part is damaged, the rest of your knee suffers too. We provide our kneepads to prevent knee pain, but if there is damage that already exists there, then you'll want to know how to relieve the pain you have. 

Most common conditions due to overuse of the knee joint...


Degenerative joint disease that can develop at a previous site of injury.

Tendinitis & Bursitis

Inflammation of the tendons or fluid sacs surrounding the knees.

Here are the 11 Knee Pain DOS and DON'TS


...exercise. Cardio, strength and stretching all help strengthen the knee and increase flexibility.

...use "R.I.C.E." Rest, Ice, Compression and Elevation is good for knee pain.

...consider acupuncture. inserting fine needles at certain points on the body, is widely used and may help knee pain. 

...get expert advice. Self explanatory.

...experiment with temperature. 48-72 hours after injury - cold pack to numb pain and decrease swelling.

DON'T... too much. It can weaken the muscles surrounding the knee joint.

...risk a fall. A painful or unstable knee can make a fall more likely.

...overlook your weight. Weight loss reduces stress on your knee. shy about using support. Crutches or braces help keep stress off your knees.

...jar your joints. 

...let your shoes make matters worse. Insoles help reduce stress on the knees.


We hope that you are able to relieve some of the knee pain you suffer by implementing some of these tips. The image below shows how our Recoil Kneepads help prevent knee pain in the first place. The springs absorb 76% of the initial pressure, and the rest is spread evenly across the knee, instead of in one point.



If you would like to find out more, CLICK HERE to see some more of the Recoil Kneepads features.

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