Dos and Don'ts of Managing Knee Pain

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Hi. My name is Amanda. I’m a PA with O’Grady Orthopaedics. Today, I’m here to talk to you about the do’s and don’ts of managing knee pain. A couple of do’s. Ensure that you are exercising with low-impact intensity. Try to choose swimming, biking, or walking as a form of exercise. Number two, you can also utilize RICE method to help manage your knee pain. RICE, Rest, Ice, Compression, and Elevation. Number three, if your pain continues please consider consulting our office for an evaluation. A couple of don’ts. Number one, don’t choose high intensity workouts such as kickboxing, martial arts, and running. Number two, don’t overlook things that you can change such as weight management. Number three, don’t rest too much. Resting too long can lead to weakness and stiffness. If you have additional questions about knee injuries and pain, you can consult our eBook which is available for free on our website.

Dos and Don'ts of Managing Knee Pain

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Hi. My name is Amanda. I’m a PA with O’Grady Orthopaedics. Today, I’m here to talk to you about the do’s and don’ts of managing knee pain. A couple of do’s. Ensure that you are exercising with low-impact intensity. Try to choose swimming, biking, or walking as a form of exercise. Number two, you can also utilize RICE method to help manage your knee pain. RICE, Rest, Ice, Compression, and Elevation. Number three, if your pain continues please consider consulting our office for an evaluation. A couple of don’ts. Number one, don’t choose high intensity workouts such as kickboxing, martial arts, and running. Number two, don’t overlook things that you can change such as weight management. Number three, don’t rest too much. Resting too long can lead to weakness and stiffness. If you have additional questions about knee injuries and pain, you can consult our eBook which is available for free on our website.