Knee Pain Treatment Davie, FL

Knee pain is a very common condition encountered in our office. There are many causes of knee pain including ligament injury, meniscal tear, different forms of arthritis such as osteoarthritis and even gout. Knee can also be caused by certain types of infections.

An Elderly Man Suffering From Knee Pain Needs Knee Pain Treatment in Davie, FL

Common Symptoms:

  • Swelling
  • Tenderness
  • Redness and warmth around the knee joint
  • Crunching or broken glass feeling when walking
  • Difficulty moving the knee to its full range
  • Feeling that the knee is giving-out or unstable

Types of Injuries:

Anterior cruciate ligament injury: The knee joint and multiple ligaments, and this one ligament is often injured in sports activities. It could be a simple strain or as bad as a tear of this commonly injured ligament.

Meniscal injury: The meniscus is the cartilage that cushions the knee and acts as a shock absorber. The meniscus can be strained or torn by rotational movements of the knee.

Bursitis: Knee bursitis generally affects the prepatellar bursa, which over the kneecap or patella. This presents as a painful knee, sometimes warmth to the touch and is associated with painful movement of the knee.

Fractures: Fractures of the knee occur with weakening of the bones typically related to mineral loss such as osteoporosis. Fractures can occur with weight bearing movement such simply stepping down on the leg/knee.

Arthritis: There are several forms of arthritis seen in the knee joint. The most common is osteoarthritis, which is associated with wear-and-tear of the knee joint over the course of years which can be accelerated by having an injury to the knee. Other forms of arthritis include rheumatoid arthritis, gouty arthritis, septic (infection) arthritis, and pseudogout.

The solution: Integrative Hospital Associates offers multiple treatment strategies to help individuals with knee pain. These include:

  • MLS robotic laser therapy;: The MLS is used to reduce pain, swelling and inflammation. The MLS Laser also produces tissue regeneration and reduces scar tissue which enhances range of motion of the knee joint.
  • Acupuncture therapy: Acupuncture has been shown in studies to be a good option for treating knee arthritis, pain, and inflammation.
  • Acupoint injection therapy: This procedure uses safe natural medicines designed to reduce pain and inflammation and are either herbal or homeopathic in nature.
  • Prolozone injections: Prolozone injections reduce pain, inflammation, stimulate tissue healing and regeneration using ozone gas and nutrient. 
  • Regenerative medicine treatment. These treatments are designed to promote a regenerative effect on the knee joint and surrounding tissues and can include a variety of products such as exosomes, amniotic fluid and more.
  • Electromedicine: Electromedicine is used to promote improved circulation, pain relief and tissue healing using soothing electrical current. Electroanalgesia can also be performed to block pain.
  • Extracorporeal shockwave therapy: This treatment has been shown to be particularly good with tendonitis of the knee and surrounding tissues.

 

Many patients will present with a variety of conditions which is not unusual as people age.   If you have any one of the symptoms associated with knee pain, there is help available for you. Contact our office today for a complimentary consultation.

 


Office Phone: (954) 473-8925 | Location: The Atrium Centre, 3rd Floor

4801 S. University Drive, Suite 3010, Davie, FL, 33328

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9:00 am - 1:00 pm (Alternating Weeks)

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9:00 am - 5:00 pm (lunch 1-2 pm)

Saturday:

9:00 am - 1:00 pm (Alternating Weeks)

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Closed

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