Do you have sore knee caps?
Sometimes the pain for a sore knee cap is due to climbing or descending a set of stairs, or getting up from a seated position. Other times it is caused from sitting in a position where your knees are bent, and after hours of the same position, the pain can get to be really bad! – Can you relate to any of these scenarios?
These are all scenarios the involve daytime activities (unless you walk in your sleep) But what if you end up moving your legs into this same bent position while sleeping? Gosh, What a thought! The truth is you will end putting your knees through the same irritation they experience in your waking moments, but you might not even know it. – Many people do not think about this but the irritation can also build at night when you are not even really conscious of the problem.
This can result in a restless feeling wherein you will not get the sleep and rest that you need, and these days we all could use as much sleep as we can get! Moving around at night and allowing your knees to move into the same irritating position can actually result in additional irritation and could possibly worsen your pain issues you are having currently.
How Can I Help Control My Legs At Night?
The answer to this question will help ease the discomfort you have… Many times you can help control sore knee caps with a simple knee brace. These braces can help control your knee cap from deviating into painful and more unstable positions whether you are still awake or not.
Well designed knee braces are designed to move with the shape of the knee. They are helpful because they help restrict excessive positions where the pain comes due to misalignment. Some supports are more restrictive than others so it is always good to ask the brace provider for optimal brace for your needs.
Implementing the use of a knee brace both while sleeping and while awake has proven effective in alleviating many common pains and soreness that inflict so many people’s knee caps. – Do not look back regretting what you could have done to help support your knee.
Question: Do you know how the soreness sets in for you? – We would like to know.