Knee pain is an increasing problem in society and as a result we see more and more patients with knee problems in our centres. Chiropractic treatment is very effective for many of the problems that cause knee pain and although a condition such as osteoarthritis is not curable, the symptoms can be reduced and the progression of the problem can be helped thanks to our unique approach to treatment. Please read on to find out how!
Then chiropractic treatment may well be the answer.
The Knee Joint
The knee is a complex joint that relies heavily on ligaments and muscles for stability. The knee is a major weight bearing joint and is composed of:
Chiropractic treatment of knee pain
We have outlined the process of our treatment below to give you an idea of our approach. We would normally modify the treatment to suit each patient and their specific conditions. So the type of treatment that is most appropriate for one person is not necessarily right for another.
Stage 1: Reduce joint inflammation and reduce pain.
Stage 2: Normalise joint function
Stage 3: Rehabilitation exercise programme.
Knee pain is a common complaint that we see in our Chiropractic centre.
Referred pain from:
Nerve compression in:
Biomechanical dysfunction of surrounding joints:
What can I do to prevent knee pain?
When it comes to traumatic injuries we suggest that you use common sense in the activity you participate in;
Remember, the fitter and stronger you are the less likely you are to have an injury,
When it comes to overuse injuries
Remember that by the time the pain appears it is too late and the amount of rest you may need to get over it, will spoil your plans to participate in the event you where so looking forward to.
As a rule of thumb, if you are new to an activity or haven’t done it for a long time,
If you have a training partner, just remember
As with all orthopaedic conditions involving the muscles and joints, it is important not to ignore them. The longer you leave a problem to progress the more difficult it will be to help and treat it.
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