Knee Pain : What You Need to Know

Knee Pain: What You Need to Know

There are more than a few causes of knee pain. It is imperative that you have your pain assessed to determine the exact cause because this will determine the best type of treatment to obtain. For many people, obtaining chiropractic care treatment is of the utmost value for knee pain. 

man suffering from knee pain

Common Causes of Knee Pain include:

  • Arthritis
  • Cartilage tears
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Active lifestyle
  • Ligament injuries
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Post-traumatic arthritis

What Are The Symptoms?

The symptoms that you will endure with knee pain will depend on the cause of the pain. Common symptoms can include any of the following:

  • Weakness
  • Instability
  • Crunching noises
  • Popping noises
  • Can't fully straighten the knee
  • Redness
  • Warm to the touch
  • Swelling 
  • Stiffness

Different Types of Knee Pain

There are four basic types of knee pain:

  1. Anterior: Jumper's knee Patellofemoral pain syndrome
  2. Posterior: Biceps femoris tendonitis, Baker's cyst
  3. Lateral: LCL injury, Iliotibial band syndrome
  4. Medial: Pes anserine bursa, MCL injury

Benefits of Chiropractic Care for Knee Pain

When you go to a chiropractor for treatment of knee pain, you will first undergo a variety of tests and exams to pinpoint the exact cause of your pain. After identifying the cause, a Davie chiropractor can create a customized treatment plan that ensures your pain is reduced. Generally, chiropractic manipulation will be combined with mobilization techniques to improve knee pain, which restricts the knee's movement as well as the movement of surrounding joints. If your knee pain is affecting your ability to perform daily living functions, then contacting a chiropractor can prove to be of the utmost value. 

Book an Appointment Today With Our Local Chiropractor

If you would like to learn more about the benefits of chiropractic care for knee pain, please contact a Ft. Lauderdale chiropractor at the Tartack Chiropractic and Wellness Center today. 

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