Alleviate Pain Management Clinic- Knee pain treatment

Knee Pain Treatment

Knee pain is a common complaint that affects all, regardless of one’s age. Knee pain may be the result of an injury, osteoarthritis, misalignment, wear and tear, sprains.

Knee pain - causes and symptoms

Common causes of knee pain

Injuries: Injuries to the knee can cause knee pain. Fractures, ACL injury, Torn meniscus, etc. are common causes.
Knee bursitis: When the small fluid-filled sacs that cushion the joints, called the Bursa, become inflamed, they cause pain.
Patellar tendinitis: Tendinitis is a condition that irritates of one or more tendons that attach muscles to bones.
Degeneration: Sometimes injury or degeneration of bone or cartilage can cause pain.
Arthritis: There are over 100 types of arthritis and conditions that commonly affect the knee are Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid arthritis, Septic arthritis, Gout, and more. 

Common symptoms of knee pain

  • Swelling and stiffness in the knee
  • Redness and warmth 
  • Weakness or instability in the knee area
  • Popping or crunching noises from the knee joints
  • Inability to fully straighten the knee

When should you consult a doctor for knee pain?

  • Difficulty bearing weight on your knee 
  • Unable to fully extend or flex your knee
  • See a deformity in your leg or knee
  • Fever accompanied by redness, pain, and swelling in your knee
  • Severe knee pain with no visible injury