By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness
April 15, 2022
Knee pain is a common problem, especially for older adults. And it’s no wonder!
With every step we take, the force on our knees is between two and three times our body weight. That means if you weigh 180 pounds, you put somewhere between 360 and 540 pounds of pressure on your knees with each step.
It depends on how fast you walk. Higher walking speeds increase the force, while jogging or running can more than double it. And the more weight you’re carrying, the greater the pressure on the knees. Continue reading