Knee pain is a common health ailment that affects almost all age groups. The pain aggravates due to obesity or physical activity etc. Physiotherapy for knee pain is one of the most effective treatments known today.
What are the causes of knee pain?
- Torn ligament, a broken bone, or meniscal tear
- Osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, infections
- Tendinitis, patellar syndromes, and bursitis
- Cartilage disorders/injuries
- Broken kneecap
- Aging factor
- Injury due to accident
- Fracture and dislocation
- Underlying infection
What are the symptoms of knee pain?
- Locking of knee
- Difficulty in walking, bearing weight due to unstable knee
- Limping because of discomfort
- Swelling and redness
- Difficulty climbing stairs or climbing down the stairs
- Not able to extend the knee
How is knee pain diagnosed?
Apart from a thorough medical history and physical examination, where your doctor would ask questions related to possible sources of sports injuries, trauma or car accidents, etc. He would also ask where and when the pain is felt and would carry out some tests for knee problems like X-Ray, CT scan, and MRI, etc.
The doctor would create a proper evaluation to help you get a proper knee pain treatment plan. A complete diagnosis can help get the right treatment to heal knee pain.
How Physiotherapy of knee can help get rid of the pain?
To heal knee pain, physiotherapy of knee pain can be adopted to get complete relief. At Synapse Physio, experienced physiotherapist Dr. G. K. Balaji evaluates your condition considering different factors related to knee pain.
The course of knee treatment depends on the intensity of damage caused to the knee. Our expert team of physiotherapists would help you manage knee pain, strengthen knee joints, muscles, and reverse the damage and prevent further pain.