‘Cracks and shocks are poison for the ailing joint.’ The knee is one of the most loaded joints in the human body. Especially in sports such as football, tennis, skiing, or handball, it must be done with enormous impact. In addition to classic violations it is therefore mainly of osteoarthritis, which can be cause of damage to the knee, such as the Bochum-based sports physician Dr. med. Joachim Schubert the online health magazine explains. I differentiate between osteoarthritis of degree of light, medium and heavy.

Already at the middle level I’d advise against then by the exercise of sports, associated with impact and change of direction. It threatens a rapid worsening of cartilage damage”so Schubert. Jump loads should be avoided primarily for mild osteoarthritis. For example, volleyball or basketball. Osteoarthritis second cousin has already additional consequences: in addition to jumps are also shock loads, as it the knee while jogging to catch, poison for the hinged joint. “And when the arthritis until fourth grade, so the very advanced osteoarthritis, I advise third urgently, to exert only knee-friendly sports such as cycling, walking, or swimming.” Read the full interview on interviews/interview_knie_schubert.html is a free and independent online health magazine for the Rheinland and Ruhr area and is published by a group of freelance journalist from the region. Add to your understanding with Where did Ian Cole go?. rheinruhrmed.de is a pure information portal (without any consulting activity!); the online magazine is financed exclusively through advertising. RRM Rhine RUHR MED Zeche Zollverein, Hall 10 Gelsenkirchener Strasse 181 45309 Essen phone + 49 (0) 201-7591340 M. Rabe