There are many causes of one experiencing knee pain a few things that are important to know about in chiropractic practice and knee pain. Chiropractic treatments alone like a joint mobilization is not the only treatment that would be need to be applied to the painful knee. If you have been told that an adjustment to your arm will fix your knee pain, then you definitely need to go somewhere else. Also, physical therapy, or at least some training on stretch and strengthening to the joint is likely critical. As far as Xrays, most chiropractors can easily take care of that along with properly diagnosing the cause of the pain. Finally, if you are not seeing results, the chiropractor should refer you to an orthopedic doctor. If any of these guidelines are not followed, you likely need to find a different chiropractor.
Our knee pain chiropractor or doctor is licensed and certified to serve patients of all ages. A chiropractic adjustment may be all you need to eliminate your knee pain.Now without you knowing the source of the knee pain then your knees may hurt if you spend too much time walking, working or running on your feet or you are suffering from arthritis. Our Anaheim Chiropractors see many patients who have experienced knee problems from the overuse of their knee joints or the traumatic injuries from events like playing sports and falls and severe pain due to the arthritis and changes in the joint.
The patella is the kneecap and it does not move smoothly when you bend and this is what causes abnormal stress on the tendons, cartilage, or ligaments. Our chiropractors are formally trained to provide the proper diagnosing and treatment management of your problem through establishing the proper muscle balance, movement to the patella or knee cap by working with a trained physical therapist. Strains and sprains occur during playing sports that usually involve running or jumping. Our chiropractic care team also treats these conditions.
Knee pain will often be the result of the poor gait function. If you experience poor mechanics or traumatic injuries to the knee that have not been corrected at an early age, then the knee joint tissues will begin to erode or waste. This will cause the bones of the knee to rub on one another and cause painful bone spurs. This painful medical condition is called degenerative joint disease or osteoarthritis of the knee and it is progressive as you age. It is very critical to get treated by a licensed chiropractor or therapist when these types of injuries occur, so the injuries do not progress over time.
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