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Knee Pain

Knee pain or knee injuries are extremely common, and there can be many causes.

Knee pain can be acute which can arise from soft tissue injuries eg ligament sprains and muscle strains, bone conditions or chronic such as arthritis, patella tendonitis or Osgood Schlatters. It can even be caused biomechanical dysfunction eg Patellofemoral syndrome. 

Knee problems are very common, and they occur in people of all ages. Knee problems can interfere with many things, from participation in sports to simply getting up from a chair and walking. This can have a big impact on your life.

Common Knee Conditions include:

  • Ligament Strains/Sprains eg: ACL, MCL, LCL

  • Patellofemoral Syndrome

  • Patella Tendonitis

  • Osgood Schlatters

  • Fractures/Dislocations

  • Torn Meniscus

  • Bursitis

  • ITB Syndrome

  • Osteoarthritis

Knee treatment varies considerably depending on an accurate diagnosis. Treatment can involve simple knee mobilisation techniques, massage, taping, stretches or strengthening exercises all the way through to a thorough rehabilitation protocol post knee reconstruction or knee replacement.

It is important to make an accurate diagnosis of the cause of your knee pain or injury so that appropriate treatment can be directed at the cause. If you are concerned about your knee/s please call us on 99826555.

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