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Avoided Having Surgery On Injured Knees


Author: Amy K.
Skill: Raindrop Technique
Date: 06-11-2012
Views: 5,090
Word Count: 124
Questions Received: 1
Testimonial ID: 7344-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 3

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In the winter of 2011, I was cross country skiing and twisted both knees. I had an MRI done and the result was a torn ligament and damaged cartilage. The doctor suggested "micro fracture" surgery, this is to trigger my own body to make collagen and mend cartilage. Recovery time is 8 weeks per knee and discussing this with a friend-she warned me that arthritis would set in pretty quick.

I take the supplement AgilEase and Sulfurzyme everyday and it's a God send! I have full use of my knees, biking and skiing. Also, I'm on my feet 8 hours a day for my job.

When a joint injury occurs-my favorite oils to apply is Peppermint and Lemongrass or Relieve It. Helps the healing and pain!


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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: joints — "Ruxiang (Gummi olibanum), the dried gum resin of Boswellia carterii (BC) [frankincense], has been used in traditional Chinese medicine to alleviate pain and inflammation for thousands of years.... The data show that BC extract has significant anti-arthritic and anti-inflammation effects and suggest that these effects may be mediated via the suppression of pro-inflammatory cytokines."Link
2.Associated topics: joints — "We have demonstrated that Boswellia frereana [frankincense] prevents collagen degradation, and inhibits the production of pro-inflammatory mediators and MMPs. Due to its efficacy we propose that B. frereana should be examined further as a potential therapeutic agent for treating inflammatory symptoms associated with arthritis."Link
3.Associated topics: joints — "Herbalists treat skin ailments, such as fungal infections (like candidiasis), wounds, eczema, and acne, with lavender oil. It is also used in a healing bath for joint and muscle pain. One study evaluating treatments for children with eczema found [that] it was therapeutic touch from the mother that improved symptoms; in other words, massage with and without essential oils (including lavender) both reduced the dry, scaly skin lesions. Another study found that lavender oil may improve pain control after surgery."Link

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