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How to Use Knee Pad Correctly?

How to Use Knee Pad Correctly?

Oct 16,2023
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Wearing knee pads can help with knee pain. Knee braces should always be worn by patients with knee injuries, inflammation, or knee laxity. Patients need to wear knee pads with relatively strong strength and good fixing effect. It can make the joint damage heal as soon as possible and reduce the chance of joint damage again. At the same time, the knee pad also has a certain warming effect. It can promote the local blood circulation of the knee joint, thereby accelerating the recovery of injuries.
Old people always have knee pain?
If the patient has pain in the knee joint, the knee pad should be selected to keep warm, the size is appropriate, and the elasticity is appropriate. The knee joint is located between the thigh and calf of the lower extremity. And it is composed of the distal femur, tibial plateau, patella and surrounding soft tissues. Knee pain is caused by trauma, meniscus injury, osteoarthritis, etc. For older people, the incidence of osteoarthritis is relatively high, which is a degenerative disease of the knee joint. Judging by X-ray, CT and MRI examination, carry out step-by-step treatment. In addition to wearing knee pads for the knee joints, patients can take more hot baths, apply hot compresses to the knee joints, use electric heating, acupuncture and other physiotherapy treatments, all of which can have good therapeutic effects.
Whether wearing knee pad is useful depends on the cause of joint pain
If knee joint pain is caused by catching a cold, it is useful to use knee pads. If it is caused by arthritis, joint degeneration, muscle strain, etc., generally using knee pads does not work. Targeted treatment of inflammation is needed to relieve knee pain.
● Useful
Cold knee joints will cause edema and congestion in local soft tissues, which may cause soreness, pain and other adverse reactions, and cause weakness in legs and feet. Generally, knee pads are used to keep local warm, which can avoid the cold from irritating the knee joint, thereby improving the symptoms of pain and inconvenient movement in the knee joint, and speeding up the recovery of the knee joint.
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● Useless
Arthritis, joint degeneration, muscle strain and other reasons cause knee joint pain. Generally, using knee pads has no effect. It can only play a role in keeping the knee joint warm, and cannot play an anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving effect. . This situation can be treated with amoxicillin capsules, ibuprofen granules, glucosamine chondroitin and other drugs under the guidance of a doctor. They can have a good therapeutic effect and help to improve various adverse effects such as pain in the knee joint and limited mobility. Symptoms, specific drug use and dosage need to follow the doctor's advice.
Wear knee pad properly
It is usually useful to wear a knee pad for knee pain. The knee pad can protect the knee joint, stabilize the knee joint, reduce the pressure on the joint, and relieve pain and stimulation. But it is not suitable for long-term use.
Volleyball knee pad
Common causes of knee pain are knee joint trauma, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, gouty arthritis and other diseases. Knee pads can be worn for protection when pain occurs. It can relieve clinical symptoms to a certain extent, especially for trauma patients. Generally, it can be worn continuously for 2-4 weeks. However, wearing knee pads for too long will easily lead to a decrease in the strength of the muscles around the knee. It will lead to secondary muscle atrophy such as quadriceps atrophy, calf triceps and tibialis anterior muscle atrophy. And it will further reduce the stability of the knee joint, thus making the knee Pain symptoms come back and get worse. 
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In addition, if you wear knee pads for a long time, it will also compress the blood vessels and nerves in the popliteal fossa, resulting in insufficient blood supply to the calf muscles, impaired venous return, nerve ischemia, and clinical symptoms such as calf numbness and calf weakness.
Therefore, knee pads should not be used for a long time. When knee pain occurs, knee pads can be worn to relieve symptoms, and when the symptoms are relieved, the knee pads should be removed as soon as possible to avoid damage to the knee joint and surrounding muscles, blood vessels, nerves and other structures.
Notice: Knee pads usually have a certain effect. But it is recommended to seek medical treatment in time when there is obvious discomfort.
Correct use of knee pad
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The knee is not only an extremely important part in sports, but also a relatively fragile and easily injured part. It is also an extremely painful and slow recovery when injured, and some people even have a dull pain when it rains and cloudy. Thick felt "knee pads" available at almost any sporting goods store. They can reduce and avoid injuries to a certain extent, and can also play a role in preventing cold in winter, and the price is not expensive. This is not to recommend "knee pads" as a must-have, but it is also true that they are widely used in all sports activities.
Knee pads are used sometimes inside the pants and sometimes outside. The advantage of putting it inside is that it has good stability and can play the role of "braking" to the greatest extent; the advantage of using it outside is that it is easy to wear and adjust, but the braking performance will be reduced. Generally speaking, when the environmental changes are not obvious, and there is no need to adjust or take off the knee pads at any time, it is better to put them inside, otherwise, it is better to put them outside. Whether it is knee pads or trekking poles, they only provide auxiliary protection. To protect the knees, the most fundamental thing is to exercise regularly, increase muscle strength, equip yourself with scientific and reasonable weights, and keep your movements reasonable during activities. Knee damage in outdoor sports is already a fairly common problem.
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