Knee pain is very common appearance that can be very uncomfortable and painful. It usually occurs at older adults, but sometimes can also affect young adults of children. This medical condition can occur as a result of constant wearing and tearing of the knee joints. Many statistics show that knee pain is most common at women, then man.
The main location of the knee pain can be different. Namely, the pain can originate in any of the bony structures compromising the knee joint (femur, tibia, and fibula), the kneecap (patella) or the ligaments and cartilage (meniscus).
This pain also can be localized or can diffuse throughout the knees. The severity of pain also can vary from a minor ache to very severe and disabling pain.
HERE’S HOW TO GET RID OF KNEE PAIN AT HOME BY USING LEMONS:
- 1 – 2 lemons
- Sesame oil
How To Use It:
First you should do is to cut the lemons into a small pieces. After that, tie the pieces in a cotton cloth and dip it in warm sesame oil. At the end place the cloth on the affected knee for 5 to 10 minutes. You should repeat this procedure twice a day until you notice that the pain has completely gone.
Note: There is another option that can also help you to get rid of knee pain. and that is drinking juice of one lemon diluted into a glass of warm water. You should drink this mixture after you wake up in the morning, or on an empty stomach.
Health Benefits Of The Ingredients:
Lemon is high in vitamins and minerals, such as Vitamin C, A, B1, B6, magnesium, calcium, bioflavonoids, folic acid, phosphorous, pectin and potassium.
Calcium and vitamin C that are contained in lemons have the ability to prevent bone – related diseases and also help in maintaining and improving the health of bones.
Lemon is also extremely beneficial when it comes to joints and nerves, thanks to its anti – inflammatory properties and its ability to relax the blood vessels.
On the other side, sesame oil is remarkable and natural anti – inflammatory agent. It is able to penetrate through the tissues to the very marrow of the bone and thus enters the blood stream through the capillaries and circulates.
When you should visit a doctor?
If you notice the following problems it is recommended to see your GP :
- you cannot put weight on your knee at all;
- if you feel severe pain even though you don’t put weight on your knees;
- your knee locks or painfully clicks;
- you are not able to fully straighten or bend your knee;
- if the pain is the same even after few weeks;
- you notice fever, redness or heat around the knee;