Check if the lower back or knee pain is caused by the new cause
When one of the knees is lifted up and the posture is checked from the back, if the buttock that the knee is lifted up is higher than the other side, that is normal.
But if the buttock that the knee is lifted up is level with the other side or lower than the other side, that can be caused by the new cause (Fig. 1 & 2).
This condition is caused by the abnormality of the hip joint.
The normal hip joint has a gap in the joint, but the gap in the abnormal hip joint is narrow (Fig. 3).
The narrowing of the gap causes inflammation, and the pain in the hip joint can be mistakenly felt at the low back or knee where is connected to the hip joint through the muscles and nerves (Fig. 4).
Why does the abnormality of the hip joint occur?
There is cartridge that plays a role of cushion between the femur and the pelvis. The abnormality of the hip joint is caused by placing a huge load on the cartridge.
Since the load is placed to the pelvis diagonally due to the structure, more load is placed than placing a load vertically like the knee joint.
The cartridge gradually wears due to aging or other reasons.
The method to regenerate the worn cartridge of the hip joint
The method is called Jiggling that is the movement of shaking the leg lightly up and down or from side to side.
When you move the hip joint by shaking the leg, nutrition flows into the joint from synovial fluid and the growth of the cartridge is promoted, regenerating the cartridge.
How to do the Jiggling
(1) Sit on a chair bending your knees at 90 degree and move your heels up and down.
(2) You can do it for both legs at the same time or for each leg alternately.
(3) Doing it more than 2 hours a day is effective.
Regeneration of the cartridge takes more than a few years, but the pain can be relieved much sooner (Fig. 5).
A 53 years old woman who had low back pain for years and whose cartridge of the hip joints were worn out tried the jiggling 2-3 hours a day. 10 days later she started to feel lighter in her low back and when she lifted up a box, she didn’t feel pain, though she was feeling pain before. The most difficult movement was bending her back backward, but she didn’t feel pain with this movement.