Knee pain while running or just knee pain is often such a problem for many. See great solutions and treatments.
I have developed a distinctive training plan for runners and any athlete who suffers from knee discomfort, a discrete established of confirmed core exercises that have been proven to precisely determine your muscle imbalances, stop and remedy discomfort, and — then enhance efficiency in runners. Simply because of what is definitionally concerned in operating, ALL runners, irrespective of efficiency and training level, are extremely vulnerable to repetitive movement and impact accidents. ALL runners need to strengthen to be able to appreciate operating.
Many runners with knee discomfort merely don’t prepare for the worst-case situation when it comes to possible injury. By the time you have recognized that you’re hurt and in need of a new training regimen, your efficiency has currently suffered significantly and you’re in a great deal of pointless discomfort. Don’t wait around until you must quit operating totally prior to looking for help!
If you’re in the process of training for a marathon, it is so important to take and embrace a strengthening regimen as component of your training routine. Consider this: throughout an typical one-mile operate, your foot strikes the floor one,000 occasions. So throughout one “peak” training operate of 20-miles, your foot strikes the floor 20,000 occasions. And the the force of impact on the foot is 3 to 4 occasions your weight! So throughout one peak training operate, your foot is strik the floor 20,000 occasions with the force of 3-4 occasions your physique weight. Your marathon training probably includes 3 of these peak 20-mile runs, so the figures just continue to pile up. For each ‘landing’, your core muscle tissue have to be strong enough to land foot on the floor in a strong, aligned way — or you’re bound to really feel the knee, hip, or hamstring discomfort that plague so numerous of us.
Keep in mind – it is actually not about leg muscle strength. Your training much more than adequately covers that. In fact, it is just the opposite: you’re most likely overly repeating the entrance-and-back movement of operating whilst the rest of your surrounding muscle tissue which laterally stabilize — and are SO important to safely landing each step — just continue to atrophy. This routine is no shock simply because by definition, operating is a forward-and-back movement. That’s why the accidents that plague runners are common and predictable.
If you’re currently hurt and struggling with Runners Knee, take motion and get to the root trigger of your injury. Don’t squander time and money dabbling on superficially alleviating the discomfort. Instead, know that your injury can be cured by focusing on the specific muscle deficiencies creating it — and can be carried out so extremely rapidly!
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Chuanxiong is one of the core ingredients of FlameEz? and is one of the primary blood-vitalizing herbs used in Chinese herbalism. Blood vitalizing herbs improve circulation and have very positive effects on heart and liver functions. Chuanxiong is also listed in Chinese herbology as one of the “top 50 fundamental herbs.” Since 770 B.C., Chuanxiong has been used to promote vital energy in the blood and relieve pain associated with blood stasis and energy stagnation. In contemporary medicine, active ingredients of Chuanxiong exert antibacterial, antifungal and anti-inflammatory effects.
Rhizoma Chuanxiong contains volatile oil, alkaloids (e.g., ligustrazine), phenolic substances (e.g., ferulic acid), lactone, vitamin A, folic acid, sterols, sucrose, fatty oil, etc.
Based on published scientific and clinical research, Chuanxiong:
Inhibits vascular smooth muscle contraction*
Increases blood flow in the coronary artery, kidney, brain, and limbs*
Improves myocardial hypoxia and microcirculation, and reduces myocardial oxygen consumption*
Prevents platelet activation and thrombosis*
Provides protection to the kidney, lungs, and brain through antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects*
Reduces lung fibrosis*
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.
Reference (for abstracts and additional references, click here):
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Chan SS. et al. Relaxation effects of ligustilide and senkyunolide A, two main constituents of Ligusticum chuanxiong, in rat isolated aorta. Journal of Ethnopharmacology. 111(3):677-80, 2007
Lin YL, et al. Ligusticum chuanxiong prevents rat pheochromocytoma cells from serum deprivation-induced apoptosis through a protein kinase A-dependent pathway. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 2007;109:428-434
Li XR, et al. Analysis of volatile oil in Rhizoma ligustici chuanxiong-Radix paeoniae rubra by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry and chemometric resolution. Acta Pharmacol Sin. 2006;27(4):491-8.
Lim LS, et al. Dimeric progestins from rhizomes of Ligusticum chuanxiong. Phytochemistry 2006;67:728-734
Yan R, et al. Simultaneous quantification of 12 bioactive components of Ligusticum chuanxiong Hort. By high-performance liquid chromatography. J Pharm Biomed Anal. 2005;7;37(1):87-95.
Wen C. et al. Effect of drugs for promoting blood circulation on blood lipids and inflammatory reaction of atherosclerotic plaques in ApoE gene deficiency mice. Chinese Journal of Integrated Traditional & Western Medicine. 25(4):345-9, 2005
Liu L. et al. Phthalide Lactones from Ligusticum chuanxiong inhibit lipopolysaccharide-induced TNF-alpha production and TNF-alpha-mediated NF-kappaB Activation. Planta Medica. 71(9):808-13, 2005
Hou YZ.et alG. Hiltunen R. Inhibition of rat vascular smooth muscle cell proliferation by extract of Ligusticum chuanxiong and Angelica sinensis. Journal of Ethnopharmacology. 100(1-2):140-4, 2005
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Hou YZ. et al. Hiltunen R. Protective effect of Ligusticum chuanxiong and Angelica sinensis on endothelial cell damage induced by hydrogen peroxide. Life Sciences. 75(14):1775-86, 2004
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Li M. et al. Specific inhibiting characteristics of tetramethylpyrazine, one of the active ingredients of the Chinese herbal medicine ‘Chuanxiong,’ on platelet thrombus formation under high shear rates. Thrombosis Research. 104(1):15-28, 2001
Boswellia is one of the main ingredients in several FlameEz? remedies. Boswellia is a significant herb in the Ayurvedic system of health and healing and is mainly used for its anti-inflammatory and antiarthritic properties. Historically, it has been recommended by Ayurvedic physicians for a variety of conditions, including osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, diarrhea, dysentery, pulmonary disease, and ringworm.
Dried extracts of the resin of the Boswellia serrata tree contain anti-inflammatory triterpenoids called boswellic acids. All boswellic acids have a pentacyclic structure based on 12-ursen-24-oic acid with differing substituents.
According to scientific and clinical research, Boswellia:
Inhibits proinflammatory 5-lipoxygenase and blocks leukotriene synthesis*
Improves blood supply to the inflamed tissues and helps to repair damaged blood vessels*
Interferes with enzymes that contribute to inflammation and pain*
Helps to reduce joint aching and stiffness*
Blocks white cell activity in damaged tissue*
Improves symptoms of ulcerative colitis (inflammatory bowel disease), including abdominal pains, loose stools, and mucus and blood in the stools*
Reduces fluid retention associated with tumors*
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.
Cuaz-Perolin C. et al. Antiinflammatory and antiatherogenic effects of the NF-kappaB inhibitor acetyl-11-keto-beta-boswellic acid in LPS-challenged ApoE-/- mice. Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis & Vascular Biology. 28(2):272-7, 2008
Madisch A. et al. Boswellia serrata extract for the treatment of collagenous colitis. A double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled, multicenter trial. International Journal of Colorectal Disease. 22(12):1445-51, 2007
Moussaieff A. et al. Mechoulam R. Incensole acetate, a novel anti-inflammatory compound isolated from Boswellia resin, inhibits nuclear factor-kappa B activation. Molecular Pharmacology. 72(6):1657-64, 2007
Gayathri B. et al. Pure compound from Boswellia serrata extract exhibits anti-inflammatory property in human PBMCs and mouse macrophages through inhibition of TNFalpha, IL-1beta, NO and MAP kinases. International Immunopharmacology. 7(4):473-82, 2007
Flavin DF. A lipoxygenase inhibitor in breast cancer brain metastases. Journal of Neuro-Oncology. 82(1):91-3, 2007
Banno N. et al. Anti-inflammatory activities of the triterpene acids from the resin of Boswellia carteri. Journal of Ethnopharmacology. 107(2):249-53, 2006
Borrelli F. et al. Effect of Boswellia serrata on intestinal motility in rodents: inhibition of diarrhoea without constipation. British Journal of Pharmacology. 148(4):553-60, 2006
Roy S. et al. Regulation of vascular responses to inflammation: inducible matrix metalloproteinase-3 expression in human microvascular endothelial cells is sensitive to antiinflammatory Boswellia. Antioxidants & Redox Signaling. 8(3-4):653-60, 2006
Fan AY. Et al. Berman BM. Effects of an acetone extract of Boswellia carterii Birdw. (Burseraceae) gum resin on adjuvant-induced arthritis in lewis rats. Journal of Ethnopharmacology. 101(1-3):104-9, 2005
Chevrier MR. et al. Boswellia carterii extract inhibits TH1 cytokines and promotes TH2 cytokines in vitro. Clinical & Diagnostic Laboratory Immunology. 12(5):575-80, 2005
Kiela PR. Et al. Effects of Boswellia serrata in mouse models of chemically induced colitis. American Journal of Physiology – Gastrointestinal & Liver Physiology. 288(4):G798-808, 2005
Kimmatkar N. et al. Efficacy and tolerability of Boswellia serrata extract in treatment of osteoarthritis of knee-a randomized double blind placebo controlled trial. Phytomedicine. 10(1):3-7, 2003