Man having joint pain sucks. I’m not sure what is going on but my knee has been hurting for a while. It started the other day when I got back from a run and I noticed that it was feeling a bit sore when I would walk on it. It doesn’t hurt when I was running but it hurt afterwards and it’s been hurting a bit since. I think that I may have stepped on it funny, or twisted it a little bit or something. It isn’t bothering me that much right now but sometimes I notice it when I am walking and it just feels a bit weird to me so I Think I am going to have a doctor take a look at it. I know a lot of people have knee pain and have to do some recovery to get it to go away. I think it’s pretty common with runners and people who spend a lot of time exercising involving their legs. Sometimes I do squats at the gym but that doesn’t seem to aggravate it. Like I mentioned it didn’t start bothering me until after I got back from a run and it wasn’t even that bad, just something that I noticed.
It might be a good idea for me to start icing it. The thing is that I don’t really spend as much time as I should on recovery and sometimes that has lead to injuries. I tend to overdo it and overtrain because I like training but I don’t like stopping. Running is something I like to do and even if I’m not feeling entire recovered from the last run I tend to go on that day’s workout, anyway. So now I end up injured and it’s probably because I should’ve taken a bit of a rest instead of continuing to run even though I wasn’t feeling any pain because of my knee. So looking online it seems there are some injections you can get if you have certain kinds of knee pain. I will have to talk to my doctor first to see what is even going on with mine but maybe they provide osteoarthritis joint pain relief. I think that I want to get my knee back to normal before I start running again so I don’t end up making it any worse and having to tend to more injuries. I think in the meantime I am going to do some gentle stretching and not put any more weight on it that I have to just to make sure I don’t cause it to work too hard while it’s healing.