Knee Pain

Knee pain and knee injuries are extremely common, and there are many causes. 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. Your knee is a complex joint with many components, making it vulnerable to a variety of injuries including:

  • soft tissue injuries e.g. ligament sprains (including ACL and MCL tears or ruptures) and muscle strains
  • bone conditions e.g. knee arthritis, Osgood Schlatters
  • Cartilage problems e.g meniscal tears
  • biomechanical dysfunction eg Patellofemoral syndrome
  • Overuse problems or repetitive strain injuries e.g. Patella tendonitis or patella tendinopathy
  • Post surgery e.g ACL reconstruction, Menisectomy or total knee replacement

It may even be referred from your back in the form of sciatica! Knee pain has many causes and your knee treatment varies considerably depending on an accurate diagnosis.

Treatment can involve

  • knee mobilisation techniques
  • massage
  • taping
  • stretches
  • strengthening exercises
  • rehabilitation protocols for anything from knee reconstruction or knee replacement
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