Knee Pain

Knee pain can come in many different forms like achiness, throbbing, grinding, numbing and sharp. It can be debilitating and the discomfort may become worse when doing certain activities or after prolonged sitting. If you or your loved one is suffering with chronic knee pain we may be able to help!

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Knee Pain Q & A

Mesa Chiropractic Rehab and Wellness

What are the common causes of knee pain?

There are many different causes of knee pain. Some of the most common include arthritis, ligament injuries (ACL, PCL and MCL tears), cartilage injuries (meniscus tears), patellar tendonitis, iliotibial band (ITB) syndrome, Baker’s Cyst and bursitis.

How does Mesa Chiropractic determine what is wrong with the knee?

We do a thorough exam on our patients to determine the cause of their pain. With knee pain we will typically take a complete history to better understand what the problem is, look at range of motion and do orthopedic tests. We will also take x-rays in our office or refer out for additional imaging like MRIs when necessary.

What does Mesa Chiropractic do to treat knee pain?

Treatment will depend on the cause of the knee pain. Some of the treatments we offer that can help with knee pain include extremity adjustments, electrical muscle stimulation, Precor stretches, vibration platforms and orthotics.