With summer underway, families across the country are enjoying the summer sun. Hiking, biking, volleyball in the sand on the beach, backyard barbecues complete with three-legged races are taking place all across California as we speak! If you suffer from knee pain, though, you can be relegated to the sidelines, feeling left out while others participate in summer activities. But don’t despair just yet. If you’re suffering from knee pain that keeps you from enjoying family time, you aren’t without options. Why not try swimming?
Swimming is a great way to combat the summer heat; it is also a great way for those suffering from aches and pains to enjoy time with their families. It’s a low-impact activity, gentle enough for most to participate in without discomfort. There are also other benefits as well:
As with any type of physical activity, it’s important to check with your physician and chiropractor beforehand. Swimming can be a great way to enjoy the summer, but you don’t want to risk aggravating any existing injuries or potentially making your pain worse. Make an appointment with Health Advantage of Pasadena today to learn more about how to enjoy the summer without aggravating your knee pain.