What would be a better feeling than holding your baby for the first time in your arms? Not only is it mentally relaxing but you get physically relieved as well. Because now that you’ve given birth, you don’t have to carry the extra weight anymore, and you’ll be back in shape with no more back pain and annoying body aches, eventually. Right?
But the truth is many women experience joint pain, body aches especially after c-section, backache, and knee pain after giving birth. Have you wondered why?
There might be one or more reasons (all the reasons are mentioned below, so keep reading) that cause body aches even after the delivery.
Here we will specifically discuss how to relieve knee pain after giving birth.
So let’s dive in.
There are many reasons as to why you might experience knee joint pain even after the delivery such as:
Yes. But in most women, it goes away on its own as the body comes to its normal.
Nevertheless, many new moms find it difficult to get rid of knee pain after pregnancy. They need to follow home remedies religiously and get advice from their doctor ASAP.
You can start by taking a light, slow walk. Try to stretch your body to relieve muscle tension and strain.
Don’t overdo any exercise because it can do more harm than good. If you really want to follow an exercise routine then consult a physiotherapist who will give you a tailored set of exercises that you can follow and see positive results.
Your doctor might recommend a few painkillers, depending upon the root cause. If you’re not breastfeeding, you might get corticosteroids to get rid of immense pain.
Other than that, your doctor might recommend good multivitamins to strengthen your muscles.
If you have knee pain after pregnancy that isn’t going away and is making your daily life activities difficult, then you can give a try to a safe, proven, and effective alternative treatment – laser pain therapy or low-level laser therapy (LLLT).
The procedure is being practised across the world with zero side effects. But you should go to a well-known pain management clinic that has experienced rheumatologists to do the job.
BioFlex Pakistan is a one of a kind pain management clinic that treats various neuromuscular conditions with the help of a safe laser beam. You’ll need a few sessions of therapy before your pain subsides 100%
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Knee pain after pregnancy is common. There are many reasons that can cause chronic knee pain in new mothers.
Above are some of the ways (home remedies, exercises, medication, and laser pain therapy) to relieve knee pain after giving birth.
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