Knee Pain Treatment from a Cumming, GA Chiropractor
Knee pain is, unfortunately, a common condition. Our chiropractor at Watts Chiropractic Clinic, serving Cumming, GA, and the surrounding area, has a thorough understanding of the interworking of the knee and knows how to target the pain using various natural treatments. At our clinic, we work patients who have chronic or acute knee problems. We help patients who have knee pain due to medical conditions, a personal injury or a sports-related issue. We use exercise therapy, among other chiropractic treatments, to target the problem.
About Your Knee
Your knee is a joint in your body consisting of tendons and ligaments as well as cartilage, also referred to as the meniscus. These parts work together to help your knee bend. These areas are very sensitive to damage, and it could take several months for you to recover from a knee injury. Both acute injuries and chronic conditions have the potential to cause issues with how you walk and how you execute your normal-day activities like going to the store, driving or walking in your own backyard. However, a chiropractor in Cumming, GA is able to help.
Chronic Knee Pain
Chronic knee pain can stem from osteoarthritis, a common condition that affects the cartilage at the end of the bones. Other forms of arthritis can affect the joints in the knee such as rheumatoid arthritis. Degenerative joint disease happens as you age because of the joint wearing down and will cause joint pain.
Acute Knee Injuries
You could experience an injury to the tendons in the knee, resulting in a condition known as tendonitis, which refers to swelling in the tendons. You could also rupture or tear a tendon. If you overwork the tendons, you could experience pain because of them overstretching. It's possible to injure the meniscus by quickly twisting or rotating the upper leg or knee. Those who run, cycle, ski or play soccer are at risk of a cartilage injury. Ligament injuries such as ones to the anterior cruciate ligaments can occur. For instance, one could become sprained or be overused, causing you pain and discomfort.
Chiropractic Treatment for Knee Pain
Hot and cold therapy has the potential to reduce pain and inflammation in your knee in some cases. Chiropractic manipulation and exercise therapy have the potential to reduce pain and enhance your recovery. Both treatments will improve the function and range of motion in your knee. These therapies have the potential to bring extra nutrients to the area in order to promote healing. Manipulation consists of our chiropractor manually moving the knee, so all portions of it go back into place. Exercise therapy is comprised of our chiropractor guiding you through exercises tailored to your knee condition.
Make Watts Chiropractic Clinic Your Chiropractor Today
Schedule an appointment with a Cumming, GA chiropractor at Watts Chiropractic Clinic, serving Cumming, GA, and the surrounding area, by contacting us at 770-886-7070.