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Is Knee Pain Slowing You Down?

Knee pain is one of the most common reasons that people stop doing the activities they love, and it can affect people of any age.

There are many reasons for your knees to hurt, ache, or be in pain, including:

  • Injuries
    • ACL tear (particularly common in athletes who play basketball, soccer, and sports that require sudden changes in direction)
    • Fractures (common causes include motor vehicle accidents, falls, and even stepping wrong in people who have osteoporosis)
    • Torn meniscus (this can happen if you suddenly twist your knee while bearing weight on it)
  • Arthritis
  • Gout or an infection
  • Runner’s Knee
  • Bursitis
  • IT Band Syndrome
  • You can also experience knee pain if you have issues with your hips or ankles!

Knee pain can make it uncomfortable to work, drive, exercise, and even sleep. But fortunately, it can often be treated and managed conservatively with great results – without pain killers! Our Doctors of Physical Therapy have helped hundreds of patients with knee pain return to daily tasks, sport, and exercise. Are you ready to see if they can help you get back to all the things you love?

Schedule an evaluation today. 

Why choose MoveMend for your knee pain?

Our Doctors of Physical Therapy treat the cause of your pain, not the symptoms

We have a hands-on and integrated approach to care

We are experts in all the common causes of knee pain and have treated it successfully for hundreds of patients

How can physical therapy help your knee pain?

An evaluation with a physical therapist is the first step. Once your physical therapist has identified what is causing your pain, they can design a personalized treatment plan just for your.

Physical therapy helps you to find the problem and work towards addressing it. For example, if your hip joint is restricted and results in abnormal force down to your knee, it can result in pain.

Your PT will use a combination of treatment styles to improve your hip mobility, i.e. a combination of joint mobilizations or manual techniques and exercises to help to gain and/or maintain improvements and stabilize the joint.

Physical Therapists assist you in moving better, whether it’s a verbal cue, tactile cue, demonstration, props, or a combination of the above, they help you to move more optimally.

A Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) is a highly educated and licensed healthcare professional who specializes in movement analysis, pain management, and restoring mobility to the musculoskeletal system. A physical therapist’s job is to help you determine where your faulty movement patterns lie, and how to correct them.

Post-operatively, physical therapists also progress patients out of immobility and back to their prior level of function.  They manage and resolve impairments with conservative but effective treatments such as joint mobilization, soft tissue release, movement re-education, and therapeutic exercise.

Physical therapists don’t mask your pain; they treat it. At MoveMend, we will help you move out of dysfunction, and on with your life.

NOTE: We have NO relationship with Medicare OR Medicaid and cannot provide services to beneficiaries. We cannot accept cash payments from individuals who have Medicare or Medicaid.

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