What Causes Knee Pain?

Knee pain is a common complaint that affects people of all ages. It can be caused by things, such as arthritis, infections, gout, or injuries that result in knee pain such as ruptured ligaments, torn cartilage, or patellar tendonitis. You may experience knee pain from walking abnormally if you have a hip, foot, or spinal injury. A torn meniscus and knee bursitis are also quite common causes of pain in your knees.

What Are The Symptoms of Knee Pain?

The location of your knee pain and its severity can vary greatly and is dependent on the cause of your symptoms. Common signs and symptoms include stiffness and swelling with redness or warmth to the touch. Your knee may feel weak or unstable. You may hear odd popping and crunching noises alongside your pain. Knee pain is often accompanied by the inability to fully straighten or bend your knee.

What Chiropractic Techniques Help with Knee Pain?

Chiropractic care for any type of pain is non-invasive and all-natural, without the use of harmful and addictive drugs. A chiropractor treats the underlying cause and promotes healing instead of masking your pain symptoms with prescription drugs.

  • Knee-On-Trac is a device that gently decompresses the knee joint reducing the pressure on the joint and cartilage. It creates a vacuum effect that increases blood flow and nutrients into the joint to reduce inflammation and pain. This is a solution for people who have been told there are no therapies left for them, Knee on Trac opens up new, non-surgical possibilities. The treatments may also include spinal adjustments to realign your spine and take the pressure off all the joints in your body, including your knees. This practice limits wear and tear on your joints and reduces pain and inflammation in your knees while restoring functionality at the same time.
  • Posture correction will help after a spinal adjustment to keep your spine in the proper position to optimize your body’s health and healing potential.
  • Lifestyle advice is often recommended for patients with knee pain. This can include weight loss, a diet plan, and low-impact exercises.

We Are Here To Help!

At Strive Integrative Health, we realize that knee pain can be quite severe, and we are here to help you. You can make an appointment; get a diagnosis and we will formulate a plan of treatment specific to your needs.