Home Remedies for Pellegrini Stieda Syndrome (Knee Pain)

Pellegrini stieda syndrome is a joint problem that occurs due to the calcification on the knee joint. This disease affects medial collateral ligament that connects the shin bone and thigh bone together. This disease is rare form of joint problem and is mostly found in patients who had medial collateral ligament injury.

Pain, swelling, stiffness, and inflammation of the knee joint are some of the common symptoms of Pellegrini stieda syndrome.

Here are some of the home remedies that provide relief from the knee pain that occurs in the Pellegrini stieda syndrome.

Massage with oil:

The first most important way to treat the knee pain in the Pellegrini stieda syndrome is to massage the knee regularly with warm oil (coconut, mustard, castor etc.). Regular massage of the knee helps reduce the pain in the knee by improving circulation and soothing inflammation. It can improve stiffness and mobility of the joint in the knee.

Hot and cold compresses:

Heat therapy decreases the pain in the knee and increases the blood flow as well as relax sore joints and muscles.Cold therapy helps reducing the inflammation. Hence,alternating hot and cold compresses help in the treatment of Pellegrini stieda syndrome to a great extent.

Hot and cold compresses should not be applied directly over the knee. You can wrap these compresses in the separate towels. First place the hot compress over the knee for two to three minutes and then remove this hot compress and place immediately the cold compress for just one minute. You can repeat this process for about 15 to 20 minutes daily.

Turmeric:

Turmeric is a wonderful home remedy for the treatment of Pellegrini stieda syndrome. Turmeric contains an active ingredient curcumin in it. This ingredient possesses anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties.

You can take one tea spoon fulof turmeric powder in a glass of milk. You can add a spoon of honey too. Drink this mixture daily.

Fenugreek:

This is one of a popular home remedies for the joint pain. Fenugreek is beneficial for the knee pain that occurs during Pellegrini stieda syndrome.

You can swallow fenugreek seeds (finely ground)with a glass of lukewarm water. You can even soak fenugreek seeds in water overnight and take it the next morning. Do it daily in the morning till you get positive result.

Apple Cider Vinegar:

Another helpful remedy for the treatment of Pellegrini stieda syndrome is the use of Apple cider vinegar. Apple cider vinegar possess alkalizing effect that helps dissolve the mineral and harmful toxins that are present within the knee joint.

  • You can mix two teaspoonful of apple cider vinegar in filtered water of about two cups.
  • You can sip this mixture throughout the day and take it daily until you recover completely.

Ginger:

Ginger is an effective home remedy for the knee pain. The effectiveness of ginger is due to the presence of anti-inflammatory compounds. It can reduce the swelling on the knee.
Add a small piece of crushed ginger root to the one cup of water and then boil it for 10 minutes and then you can add a spoon of honey as well as lemon juice in it.Drink this ginger tea daily until the pain in the knee is gone.

Cayenne:

Another effective remedy for the treatment of Pellegrini stieda syndrome is the use of cayenne pepper. Cayenne pepper contains a compound known as capsaicin that possesses pain relieving properties.

Mix 2 tablespoonful of cayenne pepper powder in slightly heated coconut oil.Apply this mixture on the affected knee for 20 minutes and then rinse it off.

Dr. Vikram Chauhan (MD-Ayurvedic Medicine) is an expert Ayurveda consultant in Chandigarh (India). He has vast experience of herbs and their applied uses. He has successfully treated numerous patients suffering from various ailments, throughout the world. He is CEO and Founder of Krishna Herbal Company and Planet Ayurveda in Chandigarh, India. WEBSITE – WWW.PLANETAYURVEDA.COM

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