Knee Pain Treatment
Of all types of pain one can suffer from, perhaps none is more debilitating than knee pain. Knee pain is incredibly common, with many adults suffering from frequent knee pain. Because the knee supports the entire body and we need to have properly functioning knees to move about, knee pain can quickly lower your quality of life.
If you've been suffering with pain, the staff at Midwest Chiropractic and Wellness in Eden Prairie, MN, are here to help you find relief. We will help get to the root cause of your pain and help provide you with the best treatment for your pain.
What Causes Knee Pain?
From past injuries to certain medical conditions, there are a plethora of reasons why you might be experiencing acute or chronic knee pain. Some of the most common causes of knee pain include:
- Torn meniscus
- Dislocated knee
- Prior trauma to the knee
- Overuse injuries
- Bursitis, or inflammation of the knee joint
Do I Need to See a Chiropractor?
Although your knee pain might resolve on its own, it's important to get help if you continue to feel pain. You can rest, ice, elevate, and compress your knee for treatment. However, if you continue to notice:
- Hot to the touch
- Inability to stretch the knee
- Knee giving out
- Unable to support weight on the knee
It's time to seek help from a chiropractor from our practice. They will be able to provide you with the best pain treatment and find the root cause of your pain.
How a Chiropractor Can Help
Our chiropractor will conduct a physical exam as soon as you arrive to your appointment. they will also conduct a medical questionnaire and ask you about your pain, what makes it better, worse, or if it changes at all. They might also conduct imaging test such as x-rays to determine if your knee is fractured or dislocated.
After they determine the root cause of your knee pain, they will prescribe chiropractic treatment options. This includes:
- Manual adjustment for issues such as dislocation
- Muscle massages to reduce inflammation around the knee
- Muscle stretches to improve mobility and help you recover from prior injuries
- Trigger point therapy to target specific areas or if your pain radiates from another part of the body
- Electrical stimulation or soundwave therapy aimed at soft tissues in the knee
Contact Us for More Information
There is help for knee pain. At Midwest Chiropractic and Wellness in Eden Prairie, MN, we'll help you find relief from your knee pain. Call us today to set up an appointment with our chiropractor at 952-303-4590.