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Knee pain

The knee is a hinge joint and is the biggest joint in your body. It is an important part of your body and is involved in activities such as walking, squatting, running and jumping.

Knee pain is a common complaint that can affect people of any age. Knee injuries can be acute as a result of trauma or can build gradually over time. 

Knee pain 

Common conditions we treat

  • Patella femoral pain - Knee cap pain

  • ITB syndrome

  • Bursitis

  • Mensical irritation, inflammation or tears

  • Osteoarthritis

  • Ligament injury or tear - ACL, PCL, MCL, LCL

  • Osgood Slatters 

Common symptoms

  • Pain in or around the knee

  • Swelling, redness or heat in the knee

  • Clicking or locking of the knee

  • Feeling of knee giving way

  • Difficulty taking weight onto knee 

Common contributing factors

Overuse - sudden increase in activity

Trauma - twisting, impact, fall

Degenerative changes

Reduced Strength and flexibility

Injury or dysfunction in other areas of your body e.g. Hip or ankle

Physio Management may include

  • Education 

  • ConnectTherapy Approach - Assessing your whole body

  • Exercise prescription - strengthening, mobility, motor control

  • Postural retraining 

  • Manual therapy or hands on treatment

  • Self management strategies

  • Training optimal muscle activation

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