Knee Pain

Knee pain can be caused by a variety of conditions such as arthritis, overuse, or an injury. Pain can range from a minor irritation to severe, causing an inability to walk or put weight on it. Pain, swelling, and stiffness in the knee are all symptoms of knee pain. 

Possible Knee Pain Causes

  • Knee Sprain or Strain
  • Runner’s Knee
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Bursitis
  • ACL Injury
  • Iliotibial Band Syndrome
  • Dislocated Knee Cap
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Gout

Knee Pain Symptoms

  • Redness
  • Stiffness
  • Swelling
  • Pain
  • Weakness in knee
  • Popping or crunching sound
  • Unable to put weight on knee

Knee Pain Risk Factors

  • Obesity
  • Smoking
  • Certain sports
  • Previous knee injury

Knee Pain Complications

  • Mobility
  • Faulty or loose implants with knee replacement
  • Nerve Damage
  • Arthritis

Knee Pain Prevention

  • Stay in shape- keep off excess weight
  • Proper position while playing sports
  • Stretching
  • Wear supportive shoes

Knee Pain Treatment

  • ASTR® Tools: Our doctors use a variety of ASTR® tools to release scar tissue and myofascial restriction, which can decrease pain and give symptom relief.
  • Special exercise program to decrease inflammation, strengthen the muscles, and help the patient to return to normal function and activities.
  • Special instructions on how to speed up the recovery time.
  • Cold Laser Therapy: Tissue inflammation is common with knee pain. Cold laser is used in order to decrease inflammation and swelling that causes pain in the knee(s).
  • Patient avoided hip surgery.

  • Patient avoided back surgery.

  • This newborn came in unable to move his neck from the side position. He suffered from torticollis, severe neck and back spasms. After just 1 ASTR treatment, he had complete range of motion.

  • Patient came in unable to move his neck from the side position. After 3 ASTR treatments, he regained full range of motion.

  • This young gymnast came in unable to do the splits. After just 1 ASTR treatment, she had full range of motion.

 

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