A sudden injury or a trauma often leads to knee pain. Knee pain is also often the result of a trauma by long-term overuse of your knee, making a ‘wear and tear’ effect, or even a condition known as arthritis. In this article we are going to present you an excellent way to relieve knee pain in just a few moments.
Knee injury has various symptoms, such as pain stiffness, and swelling. The knee pain is a common symptom of a knee injury.
When this happens, the resulting swelling and stiffness can be very uncomfortable. It can also disrupt your everyday habits such as walking and bring you days of unnecessary pain.
However, you should not panic, as we present you an incredible exercise technique for you that can alleviate knee pain by moving it in different directions. This affects the knee by slow stretches which will help you alleviate the pain and recover faster.
- Jill Miller from Yoga Tune Up performs this technique, the woman who also wrote ‘The Roll Model: A Step-by-Step Guide to Erase Pain, Improve Mobility, and Live Better in Your Body’.
For performing this technique, all you need is a wash towel. Start this exercise by twisting and folding the wash towel. Next, put it behind the knee, pushing it as up toward the joints as you can. Then, place your leg in a position where the heel touches an elevated object, such as chair, or a couch.
- Start twisting and folding the wash towel before you do anything else. Then, put it behind your knee, pushing it as up toward the joint as you can. Place the leg in a position where the heel touches an elevated object, such as chair or a couch.
- Then, you can begin pressing your knee and your calf muscles, while you hold the towel in place. Furthermore, do this with both of your knees.
This is an excellent exercise that gives incredible result since it creates a much-needed space below the knee and between the calf muscles and the thigh.