The Doctor Said I Have Crappy Female Knees
Author: Christi C.
Word Count: 241
Questions Received: 1
Testimonial ID: 8019-OR
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I've already had knee surgery on one knee (for a torn meniscus) so when my knee started to really bother me during zumba classes about a year ago, I was frustrated. I couldn't step out to the side, or twist my knee at all without it hurting. I was training to become a zumba instructor, and stopping class was not an option for me.
The doctor told me I had "crappy female knees" - his official diagnosis. Said I would need physical therapy at the very least.
I went to therapy for one session but decided to try the oils alone first. Based on testimonials from this site, I decided to try a multi-oil approach.
At night, I put Palo Santo, Lemongrass, Cyrpress, and Wintergreen on my knee. I also put Lemongrass on the soles of my feet.
During the day, when I remembered, I put Clove, Ginger, and Nutmeg on the knee, too.
WIthin a few days, the pain was alleviated. WIthin about 2 weeks, the pain was completely gone, even though I was doing more zumba than ever. I stopped using the oils about 2 weeks in, and still no pain.
In the last 6 months, the pain has not returned, perhaps a twinge here or there, but I just use the oils once more and it goes away. It is so refreshing to know that I have something to try if the knee acts up again.
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