Best Knee Pain Exercises Exercises help to strengthen the muscles around knee and stabilise this hinge joint. Indirectly extra stability plays a protective role in progression of degeneration and arthritis, ultimately pain reduction. Foods To Combat Arthritis If we look at the right foods to combat arthritis, there is no single magic food regime to cure the arthritis. " PAIN KILLERS " - How are they safe ? Diclofenac, Aceclofenac, Paracetomol and Ibuprofen are commonly used by everyone, but how safe are they ? Let's see.