Cellulite

Dealing with Knee Cellulite

Cellulite is a condition that never had and obviously never will have a definite answer. If you happen to be one of us who suffer from it, you have probably heard multiple different opinions and thoughts on this subject. And there is a good reason for this. Although the medicine has developed to great extends, the question of cellulite remains still with no satisfying answer.

If we start by defining cellulite, again we have divided opinions. Some experts say that the amount of fat in our bodies is to blame when it comes to the creation of cellulite. Others blame the toxins that have the tendency to be attracted to cells easily.

Knee Cellulite

And yet there is also a third group of experts whose opinion is claiming that water retention is to blame for this appearance of cellulite. No matter what the cause is, what is important is that we know how to define it and what cellulite actually represents.

Cellulite is the appearance of those bumps on your skin. These bumps are actually the cells that are full of fat and push the connective tissue up towards the skin, thus creating these bumps.

The appearance of cellulite can affect both men and women, although it is most commonly found in women. Other factors such as age or physical condition of the body do not represent a relevant thing for cellulite and they don’t really matter at all. For instance, a very thin and slim person can even suffer from cellulite.

The areas that can be affected by cellulite are different. It can happen in your arms, thighs, abdomen, buttocks, legs, etc. These areas are places where cellulite is expected and common to happen, and are among the most widely common places for cellulite to appear.

However, cellulite can sometimes appear in the strangest places, such as the knees. Cellulite on the knees can be even more ugly, embarrassing and unpleasant to see, because the knees are more exposed than other body parts. Plus, knees are always out in the open, and are right there in front of the eyes of many people around us. This is why this can be a pretty nasty thing to experience.

Why do we have cellulite on our knees?

I’m sure all of you are curious to find out why cellulite appears on our knees. Although it seems unlikely and strange, there is a really good reason for this happening. The reason why this is so, is because the area around the knee is consisted of three layers of fat, not just one like many other body parts. And you already can suppose that where there’s more fat, cellulite is more likely to appear. That’s why it always appears in the areas where most fat is present.

How do we treat cellulite on the knees?

Yes, it is true that cellulite on the knees is a really rare and uncommon thing to happen. And that’s why you might thing that there also must be something special in treating this kind of cellulite. Well actually, there isn’t  Knee cellulite is treated in the same ways and with the same treatment options just like any other cellulite affected body part. Here’s what options you have available for treating your knee condition of cellulite.

Treatments available for reducing knees cellulite

Anti-cellulite creams

The cellulite on your knees can be treated in a similar way as the cellulite in every other part of your body. This is why a cellulite cream can be an option for treating it. Some cellulite creams have shown better results and reviews than other. So, before you go and buy some anti-cellulite cream, try to ask around and do some research in order to see which one is most appreciated.

Mesotherapy

This is a procedure that involves the appliance of active substances directly under the knee skin. These substances are breaking down the fat cells and they stimulate the production of collagen.

Exercising regularly

The cellulite on your knees can be a perfect area where exercises can change something and improve the condition. The knee is a place that is always in movement and this can be a good thing when it comes to reducing its cellulite. In fact, exercises for treating cellulite have shown best effects and results in the knee area.

Every kind of exercises that focus on your knees is good to do. Cardio exercises such as running or fast walking, plus some leg and knee strengthening exercises are always a good combination with very promising results.

Healthy eating

Because cellulite is only an excess of fats in your body, healthy diets can help you reduce it. By eating healthy, you reduce your overall body fat and this involves the fat around your knee area too. A perfect diet for reducing knee cellulite would be the one that avoids the consumption of animal fats, salty and sugary foods, processed foods, foods high in carbohydrates and alcohol.

The food that can help you with this battle of reducing cellulite contains a lot of vitamins and minerals (fruits and vegetables), antioxidants such as berries, food that is rich in fiber (green vegetables and oats) and low-fat dairy products.

Water

When it comes to reducing cellulite, water has many functions that can help you. It helps you get rid of all the toxins that are attracted to the cells more easily, it improves the general condition of your skin, which will make cellulite less visible and it also helps you decrease the amount of retained water in your cells.

Liposuction

This is a more invasive procedure, unlike all of the above mentioned. It can be really efficient and it can provide you with the so much wanted results in a short time. However, there are also some disadvantages. Liposuction requires a recovery time and it can also cost you a lot more money.

Laser Treatments

This laser procedure has provided many women with amazing results. It is a non-invasive procedure and it also does not require recovery time. It is ideal if you wish to easily reduce cellulite in a short period of time. In order to get the best results, at least 10 treatments need to be done. This is a rather costly procedure, so you’re going to need a little more money.

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