1. Weight Reduction
It is important to keep your weight in check. The best way is to calculate your BMI (can be done online).
Knee joints work better if they are not loaded excessively. Weight reduction has shown to drastically reduce the knee pain symptoms in patients.
Cyclical and symmetrical loading of the knee joint helps to strengthen the quadriceps muscles and also increase the lubrication of the knee joint.
Strong quadriceps muscles help to off load the knee joint (Load sharing).
3. Healthy eating
The importance of healthy eating cannot be undermined. There is a strong role of use of curcumin to reduce the swelling in the joints. Many new nutraceuticals contain curcumin. These have shown excellent results in terms of pain and swelling reduction.