Knee pain - try this!
After 4 decades of standing on hard concrete 10 hours a day, my knees started to have intense pain. I went to the doctor, he ex-rayed the knees and said I had osteoarthritis and would probably need both knees replaced in 5 years. There was nothing he could do but give me pain pills. A few days later, someone recomended that I talk to a herbalist, who put me on a special exercise and diet, which did reduce the pain about 80%. I was reseaching the problem myself on the computer and ran accross a video on You Tube that said if you are walking with your foot placement from heal to toe, this was the wrong way to do it. I have been walking this way since birth so I did not see anything wrong with it. The video showed the correct way of walking which was to walk on the balls of your feet flat footed, staying off the heal all together. Its hard to get used to, but I started doing this, and I could tell a difference right away. Within a week the pain in my knees had completely disappeared like a miracle. This will not work if you are bone on bone but if you still have some cartilage left it is worth a try. I tried Glucosamine which did not work for me, but did work for several of my friends. I now walk, stand, and run on the balls of my feet, and my knees are pain free. I thought I would pass this information along in hopes that it would help others with knee pain.