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Knee Pain Remedies

Part 1 of 6: Assess Your Knee Pain Mild to moderate knee pain can often be successfully treated at home. Whether due to a sprain or arthritis, there are several ways to combat the pain. Before you attempt to treat your pain at home, you should be cautious. Seek medical attention for moderate to severe pain caused by injury. Some types of knee pain can require surgery or other interventions to resolve. If the pain is due to inflammation, arthritis or a minor

Homemade Ice and Heat Packs

As simple as it may seem, heat or cold application can provide a surprising amount of pain relief for many types of pain.  What is not commonly known is that Cold packs help reduce inflammation and numb painful areas and Heat packs help increase circulation to a specific area of the body and can promote healing. An easy and inexpensive way to have access to these two modalities is to make your own heat and ice packs. This gives you the convenience of