Are you experiencing significant or persistent knee pain? You’d be 1 out of every 4 adults in the U.S. who deal with chronic knee pain. If this is the case, you likely want to learn more about the causes, symptoms, and how it can be best treated. Keep reading through the sections below to learn more about these subjects from our team of experts.
What Are Some of the Potential Causes of Knee Pain?
The effects of aging over time and frequent use are the most common causes of knee pain. These occur naturally over time, as the knees are used for various activities each day over many years. Stress on the knees is more commonly associated with older adults, those who have sustained knee injuries, and those who frequently overuse their knees. Treatment for knee pain is essential because chronic pain may be more likely to develop if left untreated.
Significant, intense pain that doesn’t improve within a few days.
An injury that suddenly occurred during a traumatic accident.
Are the Other Symptoms I’m Experiencing Connected to My Knee Pain?
Difficulty placing weight on one or both knees.
Noticing the knee is abnormally shaped.
Experiencing knee buckling or locking.
Stiffness or tightness in the knee.
Trouble extending the knee fully.
How Can I Treat My Knee Pain?
Our team of physical therapists at Forever Fit are committed to providing uniquely designed treatment plans to each patient so that they can experience relief from their symptoms. Some of the most common techniques that are used during PT to help patients include: