Knee Pain: Home Remedies For Burning Pain In Knee
| May 19, 2009
Acute knee pain, Burning pain in knee, Knee pain therapy and home remedies: My mom has knee pain and it gets worse when laying down. She says it feels like it's burning with constant pain. What is the best thing for her to do to help relieve the pain?
The description of knee pain provided by you makes it sound like your mother is suffering and is in terrible pain. While there are several easy to adopt and use remedies to help with controlling the pain your mother seems to be experiencing, it is always better to adopt an approach that will tackle the root cause of the pain. Remember that mere pain is always a symptom of another, possibly larger problem. One of the first things you can do before starting any sought of treatment is to diagnose the accurate problem causing your mother pain. Common reasons for such kind of knee pain are things like arthritis, rheumatism or obesity. If your mother is suffering from any of these three, it is always better for your mother to take treatment that will attempt to cure these illnesses. Obesity is perhaps the easiest to control irrespective of age. Due to knee pain, it is abundantly obvious that your mother may not be able to exercise or go for walks, which is usually the best type of cure to lose excessive weight. If you have access to a swimming pool, you should make your mother try and walk all around the pool. This is the best kind of exercise which will also not be too taxing on her knees. It will not only maker her lose weight but will also be a very healthy way to get her cholesterol under control.
If she is suffering from problems such as arthritis or rheumatism, then you can make some dietary changes which will help to control the pain and the more serious aspects of the diseases. You should make sure your mother stops eating sour food, which usually aggravates the situation. It is advisable to concentrate on eating foods that are known to cause “heat” in the body. These will help to reduce pain and swelling. Some of these include ginger, cinnamon and cloves. You can make a mixture using the above substances and add it to an equal amout of honey. This can be had with a cup of milk every night before bedtime. It will work all night and your mother will definitely experience relief in the morning. You can also make a paste mixture of honey and cinnamon powder and apply this to your mother’s kneecaps. But be careful with the duration of time you leave it on, since it may burn her skin.