Stop Living With Knee Pain

Knee pain can make even simple tasks painful

If you have a new knee injury, arthritis or even prior surgery you can still get the pain relief you need. 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. We welcome new patients who are dealing with knee pain and can see you as soon as you like.

When should I see a doctor about knee pain?

Your knees take a pounding every day, absorbing shock with each and every step. Get in to have your knee looked at as soon as you feel pain. You don’t want your condition to get worse. It’s important to make an appointment for your knee pain if you experience:

  • Crunching, scraping or popping noises
  • Difficulty straightening your leg
  • Severe weakness
  • Stiffness
  • Difficulty putting weight on your knee
  • 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 to 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 the risk of future injury reoccurrence.  

Injections for knee pain?

Corticosteroid injections are a common treatment for knee pain 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 theknee 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?

It’s possible, depending the cause of  your knee pain. For small repairs, an orthopedic surgeon can perform arthroscopic surgery. This allows them to make a small incisions, insert a small camera, and make any necessary repairs. Arthroscopic knee surgeries are beneficial for repairing torn ligaments, removing damaged cartilage, and making other minor reconstruction repairs. Severe knee damage, can reqeuire knee replacement. With a partial knee replacement, your surgeon replaces your damaged knee bone with artificial materials. You only need a total knee replacement if your knee bones and cartilage are so worn they can’t be repaired or partially replaced. Get your knee evaluated now and don’t wait until surgery is your only option

Stop Living in Pain

How it Works

Once you qualify for our knee pain treatment program, our team of professionals will develop a treatment plan based on your specific needs. This plan may include viscosupplementation, physical therapy, a lightweight brace to stabilize your knee and chiropractic care to restore proper alignment.

Viscosupplementation

Sodium hyaluronate injections are given by our doctors into the knee using ultrasound guidance. This is an FDA approved solution of  which supplements the naturally occurring lubricant in your knee. Sodium hyaluronate is sold under the brand names Supartz® and GenVisc®. This supplementation is typically done once a week for five weeks. This breaks the cycle of inflammation and replaces the joint’s natural lubricating fluid while relieving your pain and allowing more movement of the joint. This reduction in pain makes it possible for our team to work with you and utilize your knee’s own natural healing ability to restore function and reduce pain.* Patients are often able to resume their normal activities immediately without the need for assistive devices such as canes and walkers.* In some cases the doctor may recommend a knee brace to stabilize the knee for faster recovery. Our recommended brace is very lightweight and designed to stabilize your knee while allowing you to participate in the activities you enjoy.

Get Moving Faster

The knee was designed to move. Our program is designed to assist your body’s natural healing ability and accelerate your return to full  mobility. Our physical therapy and chiropractic departments will work with you during your course of treatment to restore movement and correct imbalances. This is extremely important because without proper exercise the inflammatory cycle will return along with the pain. It is also important to understand the hip joints as well as the ankle joint can affect function of the knee joint. Our team will address all three joints. The most often recommended knee rehabilitation treatment program is three times per week for 6-8 weeks. Patients who do physical therapy have a much better recovery rate than those who do not. Your care team may also give you exercises designed to strengthen the muscles around your knee and help stabilize the joint. Doing these exercises as prescribed will also accelerate your recovery rate.

Get Back to Life!

Knee Pain is often treated with physical therapy to restore muscle balance. GenVisc or Supartz help lubricate the knee and relieve pain.

Disclaimer:

All information contained within this site is for informational purposes only. It is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any health problem, nor is it intended to replace the advice of a qualified medical practitioner, health practitioner, or fitness professional. No action should be taken solely on the contents of this website. Always consult your physician or qualified health professional on any matters regarding your health or on any opinions expressed within this website. The information provided within this website is believed to be accurate based on the best judgment of the authors but the reader is responsible for consulting with their own health professional on any matters raised within. We do not assume any liability for the information contained within this website, be it direct, indirect, consequential, special, exemplary, or otherwise.


 

Stop Living With Knee Pain

Knee pain can make even simple tasks painful

If you have a new knee injury, arthritis or even prior surgery you can still get the pain relief you need. 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. We welcome new patients who are dealing with knee pain and can see you as soon as you like.

When should I see a doctor about knee pain?

Your knees take a pounding every day, absorbing shock with each and every step. Get in to have your knee looked at as soon as you feel pain. You don’t want your condition to get worse. It’s important to make an appointment for your knee pain if you experience:

  • Crunching, scraping or popping noises
  • Difficulty straightening your leg
  • Severe weakness
  • Stiffness
  • Difficulty putting weight on your knee
  • 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 to 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 the risk of future injury reoccurrence.  

Injections for knee pain?

Corticosteroid injections are a common treatment for knee pain 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 theknee 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?

It’s possible, depending the cause of  your knee pain. For small repairs, an orthopedic surgeon can perform arthroscopic surgery. This allows them to make a small incisions, insert a small camera, and make any necessary repairs. Arthroscopic knee surgeries are beneficial for repairing torn ligaments, removing damaged cartilage, and making other minor reconstruction repairs. Severe knee damage, can reqeuire knee replacement. With a partial knee replacement, your surgeon replaces your damaged knee bone with artificial materials. You only need a total knee replacement if your knee bones and cartilage are so worn they can’t be repaired or partially replaced. Get your knee evaluated now and don’t wait until surgery is your only option

Stop Living in Pain

Knee Pain is often treated with physical therapy to restore muscle balance. Supartz and GenVisc are used to lubricate the knee and reduce pain.

How it Works

Once you qualify for our knee pain treatment program, our team of professionals will develop a treatment plan based on your specific needs. This plan may include viscosupplementation, physical therapy, a lightweight brace to stabilize your knee and chiropractic care to restore proper alignment.

Viscosupplementation

Sodium hyaluronate injections are given by our doctors into the knee using ultrasound guidance. This is an FDA approved solution of  which supplements the naturally occurring lubricant in your knee. Sodium hyaluronate is sold under the brand names Supartz® and GenVisc®. This supplementation is typically done once a week for five weeks. This breaks the cycle of inflammation and replaces the joint’s natural lubricating fluid while relieving your pain and allowing more movement of the joint.* This reduction in pain makes it possible for our team to work with you and utilize your knee’s own natural healing ability to restore function and reduce pain.* Patients are often able to resume their normal activities immediately without the need for assistive devices such as canes and walkers.* In some cases the doctor may recommend a knee brace to stabilize the knee for faster recovery. Our recommended brace is very lightweight and designed to stabilize your knee while allowing you to participate in the activities you enjoy.*

Get Moving Faster

The knee was designed to move. Our program is designed to assist your body’s natural healing ability and accelerate your return to full  mobility. Our physical therapy and chiropractic departments will work with you during your course of treatment to restore movement and correct imbalances. This is extremely important because without proper exercise the inflammatory cycle will return along with the pain. It is also important to understand the hip joints as well as the ankle joint can affect function of the knee joint. Our team will address all three joints. The most often recommended knee rehabilitation treatment program is three times per week for 6-8 weeks. Patients who do physical therapy have a much better recovery rate than those who do not. Your care team may also give you exercises designed to strengthen the muscles around your knee and help stabilize the joint. Doing these exercises as prescribed will also accelerate your recovery rate.

Get Back to Life!


Disclaimer:

All information contained within this site is for informational purposes only. It is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any health problem, nor is it intended to replace the advice of a qualified medical practitioner, health practitioner, or fitness professional. No action should be taken solely on the contents of this website. Always consult your physician or qualified health professional on any matters regarding your health or on any opinions expressed within this website. The information provided within this website is believed to be accurate based on the best judgment of the authors but the reader is responsible for consulting with their own health professional on any matters raised within. We do not assume any liability for the information contained within this website, be it direct, indirect, consequential, special, exemplary, or otherwise.