knee pain

Knock knees, bow legs and back pain due to structural and muscle imbalance

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As mentioned in my previous article, massage by traditional Thai healers (not your usual over-the-counter masseur) is effective to overcome structural imbalances that bring about conditions like knock knees, bow legs, knee pain and back pain. Such massage sessions are usually very painful as the healer worked to clear blocked channels. Still, professional therapists who [...]

Curing Knock Knees through Clearing Meridian Blockages

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Since there is no conventional cures offered todate for knock knees, I would like to state my recent experience and what traditional Thai healing via massage could offer. This is not the usual kind of massage that you get from a spa or a masseur. Recently during a trip to Thailand, I had the chance [...]

Possible mental factors behind that creaking knee

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Most of the time, knee that creaks like old teakwood stairs when do a little front kick motion. It’s scary but often, there is no pain accompanying the creaking knees, at least during the initial stage. According to Chinese healing system, the creaking knees occur when there is a blockage at one of the meridian [...]

Knee pain- to go for knee surgery or not?

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Someone I know, who is obese had been suffering from knee pain lately. Usually she does not move around much and is quite sedentary. When she saw the specialist, she was told that her cartilage had dried out because there was no more synovial fluid. The suggested option was knee replacement surgery to be done [...]

Holistic and ancient approaches to healing

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I read Dr Mao’s column on Secrets of Longevity at Yahoo Health news. And I find that his articles are very informative- he has attempted to put forward an ancient and effective healing technique in a way that is most easy for one to understand (because in the orthodox text of Chinese Medicine, it would [...]

Future plans… moving into healing and exercise as medicine

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I have been spending the past few years researching and trying out ways towards better health. Starting with the obvious, exercising and trying to eat right.  But realizing something was missing then moved me to look for answers. And I learned about core strength. Developing core strength helps to reduce injury and makes the body [...]

Do you really need expensive shoes if you have knee/leg pain?

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I am not sure about others but I used to suffer from knee pain on the days I was overweight. Another reason was because I could not give up iced drinks then. So, I bought expensive shoes that are said to be designed for user comfort and worth the price to be paid for. There are [...]

Fixing knock knees and knee pain

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Knocked knees or genu valgum is a condition that both knees turned inward instead of being straight.  Usually the person’s feet will also turn inward to what is commonly observed as ‘duck’s feet’. This is quite common in children. As the child grows up, the legs would generally revert to their normal position.  However, if it is observed that the [...]

Why Active People Still Suffer from Body Aches?

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You are an avid exerciser because you know about the benefits of staying physically active. You visited the gym frequently and even go for tennis and futsall sessions with your pals. You do everything right as prescribed by the professionals: you do your cardio, weight lifting (and have those lean muscles to show) as well [...]

Videos for Injuries/ Pain

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Please perform these exercise at the level you can manage- do not over exert Exercise to help overcome: Muscle Cramps Cramps on the thighs Cramps on the foot Lower back pain Yoga Postures to cure back pain Pilates to Relieve Lower Back Pain Lower Back Exercise Learn the pretzel, and knee to chest pull Back [...]