Knee pain is a common condition that can be caused by everything from overuse to arthritis. Because the knee joint is so vital to basic body movement, finding knee pain relief is important for a better quality of life. If you’re suffering from knee pain, get a head start on your diagnosis below.
Knee pain can be painful and impact your daily life. To determine if you might be suffering from knee pain, start by understanding the causes of knee pain and the symptoms to be aware of.
What Causes Knee Pain?
Knee pain can be caused by injuries, arthritis, overuse, inflammation, infections, or rare conditions like gout or bone tumors. Identifying the specific cause is crucial for effective treatment and relief. Other common causes include:
While these are common causes, it’s important to note that sometimes knee pain can occur without any apparent cause or injury.
What Are the Symptoms of Knee Pain?
Knee pain is a common problem that can affect people of all ages and lifestyles. The symptoms of knee pain can vary but many individuals experience discomfort, tenderness, or swelling in the knee joint. Other common symptoms of knee pain can include:
It’s important to note that not everyone with knee pain will experience all of these symptoms. If you think you might be suffering from a knee condition, fill out our online condition assessment tool below.
Dealing with knee pain and finding the right treatment can be overwhelming. The best approach varies depending on the severity of symptoms, the specific location of the pain, and the individual’s overall health.
Non-Surgical Treatments for Knee Pain
At Integrated Pain Associates, we believe in exhausting all conservative treatments for knee pain before turning to minimally invasive options. Common non-surgical treatments for knee pain include:
Surgical Treatments for Knee Pain
If non-surgical approaches fail to offer enough relief for knee pain or if the condition is severe, minimally invasive surgery might be considered. Minimally invasive surgical options for knee pain can include:
Whether you’re considering non-surgical or surgical treatment options for knee pain, taking the initiative to seek help is vital. Embark on your journey towards pain relief by requesting an appointment below.
When you are suffering in pain, your entire life is impacted. Just getting out of bed in the morning can be difficult. We understand how frustrating this is, and we want to help you get your quality of life back.
Start your journey to pain relief by choosing an option below.