Re: Cure for bad knees??
Linda's recommendation of seeing a qualified Physical Therapist is spot-on.
Your problem may be as simple as needing to strengthen your legs more, or there could be an underlying problem that needs to be addressed.
I've had 3 knee surgeries (2xL, 1xR). The most recent was this July. I am still doing the exercises the PT gave me, along with the stationary bike, and aikido.
The best thing I did for my knees, from an aikido perspective, was stopping suwari-waza and sitting in seiza.
Now, I sit cross-legged. When I teach class, I bow in and out cross-legged. The only time I am on my knees is when I'm demonstrating pins,