Knee pain slowing you down?
Should I see a doctor about knee pain?
Yes, and as soon as you notice:
- Slowing down getting out of a chair
- Knee crunches, pops or grinds
- Knee won’t fully straighten
- Shifting weight to the other leg?
- Redness or swelling
Why is rehabilitation needed for knee injuries?
Physical therapy is essential for full knee recovery, whether you’ve had an injury, have a chronic arthritic condition, or had knee surgery.
The goal of exercise and physical therapy is to build up and balance the muscles that support the knee
You learn exercise, train to lift, bend, and squat with proper form, especially if you regularly play sports. Not only will you feel better but this reduces risk for future injru or recurrenc
Injections for knee pain?
Corticosteroid injections are a common treatment for knee pain.
These injections do reduce inflammation and pain but do not provide long term relief
As an alternative, your doctor could recommend hyaluronic acid injections. Hyaluronic acid is a thick egg-white-like substance that lubricates the
knee joint This makes the knee
More mobile and allows for better success when combined with physical therapy and the proper brace
Will I need knee surgery? Make an appointment today to find out!
It’s possible, depending the cause of your knee pain.
Severe knee damage, can require knee replacement.
Get your knee evaluated now and don’t wait until surgery is your only option
The skilled providers at Action Medical Center, have extensive experience in diagnosing the causes of knee pain..
Call the office or schedule your appointment online. The scheduling team welcomes new patients who are dealing with knee pain and schedule an appointment for you as soon as possible.