Having suffered with joint injuries myself, especially to the knee, I know how frustrating it can be and the limiting impact it can have on your training.
I have found some very minor adjustments in training which have helped me to cope with the knee problems that I have suffered with. I don’t claim that this will work for everybody or that it will be a wonder-cure, I just want to share what has helped me and hope that it will help others too. Fact is, it is not a cure at all, but a coping mechanism to minimize the pain/discomfort to the joints.
The following is based on a conversation that I had with my podiatrist when I was being examined to have orthotics to cope with fallen arches in my feet. Continue reading “Martial Arts Training With Joint Injuries (Part 1)”