Knee It is a term that comes from bottle, a Latin term that is a diminutive of broken ("wheel" ). The concept is used to name the area of body where the thigh joins the leg.
The knee is a joint that is formed from the union of the femur and tibia . In the region also appears another bone called ball joint , which contributes to the realization of movements of extension and flexion.
Around the knee there are ligaments and muscles which are essential for leg mobility. Another very important component of the knee is the meniscus , two fibrocartilages that prevent excessive movements that could cause damage.
Athletes usually suffer injuries in the knee, since it is a joint that carries the weight of the body when we are in an upright position. When running, jumping or bumping the leg against something, the knee suffers an important impact that can lead to different injuries.
The torn ligament or of meniscus , the dislocations , the joint effusions , the bursitis and the arthritis are some of the disorders and more frequent knee injuries.
Given the importance of the knees in the human body for the functions they perform, it is essential that any person, whether an athlete or not, takes special care of these leg joints. Hence, doctors advise to carry out a series of recommendations in order to ensure that they are in a perfect state:
-When doing sports, especially running, it is necessary to perform proprioception and warm-up exercises beforehand.
-It is always essential to wear appropriate footwear, in order to prevent the knees from being affected by lack of cushioning, stability or balance.
-In the same way, it is necessary not to force those joints by adopting postures or performing exercises that are painful and dangerous.
-Of course, it is important to be clear that you have to keep the weight under control, as it is the way to prevent the knees from suffering. And it is not necessary to forget that they are those that are going to support the kilos of the individual.
-No less vital is to take into account that you have to avoid sedentary life. It is recommended that anyone, at least half an hour a day, go for a walk so that the joints that occupy us are in perfect shape.
-People who practice sports and get a knee injury is important that they immediately go to their doctor. And it is only in this way that they can get that treated in the correct way and adjusted to the damages suffered.
In Spain , Knee is the name of a fast food chain that opened its first store in 1939 . This chain owes its name to Antonio Rodilla , his founder. The company It specializes in sandwiches, although it also offers salads, croquettes, ice cream and other products.
At present it is possible to find local Knee in numerous cities Spanish, like Madrid , Alicante and Malaga , among other.