Knee Pain Treatment and Pain Management
Of all common types of pain, we humans must endure perhaps none is more debilitating and detrimental to our daily lives than knee pain. You use your knees every day to walk, play sports, run around with your children, and do everything else that brings you joy. When knee pain strikes, it can feel as if even getting out of bed or going down the stairs are impossible tasks.
Fortunately, there is treatment available with the help of our chiropractor. If you're looking for the best pain management for your knee pain, we at Sterchi Chiropractic has you covered. We're here to help our Yorkville and Oswego, IL residents get the care and pain management they need to help live full, happy lives again, free of pain.
What Causes Knee Pain?
Knee pain is incredibly common and affects many adults through chronic pain. Some of the most common causes of knee pain include:
- Overuse injuries, such as a sports injury
- Dislocated knee
- Muscle inflammation
- Torn ligaments
- Muscle strains
- Muscle sprains
Due to the many different causes of knee pain, it can be difficult to pinpoint whether your knee pain and joint pain are caused by an injury, wear and tear, or a combination of both.
When to See Our Chiropractor
If you feel or suddenly twisted your knee causing pain, you might be able to recover from your pain with little treatment. Unfortunately, if you notice:
- Increased swelling
- Knee hot to the touch
- Pain upon standing or walking
- Inability to sleep due to pain
- Pain that comes and goes
- Clicking or popping sounds
- Knees "giving out"
These are all signs that you need to visit our chiropractor for further treatment or emergency care.
How Our Chiropractor Can Help
Your chiropractor will be able to determine the exact cause of your knee pain. They will conduct a full physical exam, as well as conduct imaging tests such as x-rays to determine the extent of your injuries, muscle or bone degeneration, or other ailments such as bursitis.
Afterward, they will create a treatment plan to help with pain relief. Pain relief treatment can include:
- Manual adjustments to help kneecaps
- Spinal decompression to help alleviate pinched nerves that can cause knee pain
- Muscle massages to alleviate swelling around the knee
- Corrective exercises to restore motion and flexibility to injured knees, such as those from a sports injury
- Cold laser therapy to reduce swelling
Find Pain Relief with Sterchi Chiropractic Today
If you're near Yorkville or Oswego, IL, stop by our clinic today to see how we at Sterchi Chiropractic can help you find relief from knee pain and joint pain. Visit us to be treated with spinal decompression, massage therapy, cold laser therapy, and more. Make an appointment at (630) 553-8393">(630) 553-8393.