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Conditions:

Knee Pain


Knee pain is extremely common and not surprises being the largest joint in the body. Our knees take their fair share of impact throughout our lives.

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WHAT IS KNEE PAIN

Knee pain is the second most common cause of chronic pain. The knee is a hinge joint that offers us a wide range of motion when working properly. Many muscles attach to the knee, which imbalances in those muscles can cause referred pain in the knee.

There are many conditions that can lead to knee pain, from arthritis to inflammation. Some conditions are directly related to the knee joint, while others involve the entire kinetic chain. 

CAUSES OF KNEE PAIN

The knee is often susceptible to referred pain. Such pain can be from pinched nerves in the lumbar spine of the back that innervates the knee. Other referred pain can be from an imbalance in the hips, or even pronation in the foot causing excess strain in the knee joint. 

Bi-lateral knee pain, a condition in which both the left and right knee are hurting is often from chronic inflammation or excessive weight. Excessive weight will put extra strain on the knee joints and can cause them to be painful. Inflammation from dietary choices can lead to this and is reversible by eliminating foods that are highly inflammatory. Our proprietary TYB-12 system is a great choice for both inflammation and weight loss.   

A torn meniscus or ligament can also be an underlying reason for knee pain. These tears can often be diagnosed with an orthopedic test, but can only be truly diagnosed with an MRI. While an x-ray is a great diagnostic tool to assess the spacing in the knee, an MRI is a gold standard to get a look at the soft tissue. The inner two-thirds of the knee is avascular, meaning it does not get blood supply. This portion of the knee is most prone to wear out and responds best to regenerative medicine.

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I have been pain free since I have been going regularly. There a lot of different types of therapy to choose from.

-Tina

SYMPTOMs OF Knee Pain


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Swelling

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Feeling or Hearing Popping

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Joint Instability

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Inability to Straighten Leg

TREATMENT OPTIONS

To properly diagnose your knee pain and figure out the reason for your pain a detailed examination must be performed. This examination will consist of one of our doctors sitting down with you and gathering more information about your pain. After this initial examination our doctors will be able to write up a treatment plan specific to the findings during your examination and get you restarted on the path to recovery. 

Here at Blue Mountain Wellness, we have many tools at our disposal to help treat knee pain. The most effective treatment for knee pain is……

Our Treatment options for Knee Pain


Chiropractic Care

Chiropractic care can range from injury treatment to injury prevention. We focus on the prevention, diagnosis, and care of the spine and other joints. 

Radial Pulse Wave Therapy

Radial Pulse Wave Therapy uses ultrasound technology to send radial pulse waves into the tissue causing it to break up scar tissue and increase blood flow to allow the treatment area to heal itself, naturally.

Oxygen Therapy

Oxygen Therapy helps to deliver oxygen from a mask which increases oxygen to your lungs and more to your blood. This helps the body accelerate healing at a metabolic level.

Orthotics

Orthotics are prescription devices worn inside your shoe to correct issues and conditions. Orthotics help with pain, posture, and much more.

Electric Stimulation Therapy

Electric Stimulation Therapy targets the muscles in the treatment area. It sends a current into the muscle that ultimately helps it to relax and treat inflammation and irritation. Electric Stimulation Therapy is not a painful treatment and is extremely effective. Typical Treatments are 10 minutes.

Exercises and Stretches

Exercises and Stretches are a great way to improve posture and range of motion as well as decrease back pain and prevent injury while decreasing muscle soreness.

Extraspinal Manipulation

An Extraspinal Manipulation is when a licensed Chiropractor adjusts a bone that is not one of the 33 in your spine. This could include wrist, ankle, fingers, toes, knees, elbows, ribs, even ears!

Laser Therapy

Warm Infrared Laser Therapy is a great low-risk technique to treat chronic pain. It reduces inflammation and promotes healing and pain relief.

Decompression

Decompression is a non-surgical and non-invasive therapy that can help reduce back, neck, leg and arm pain. It works by reducing the pressure on the discs and joints.

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