Our Chiropractor in Richmond Hill Can Help Relieve Your Knee Pain
When most people think of the pain that can be treated with chiropractic care, they think of areas that are located directly along the spinal column, such as back pain or neck pain. So when someone mentions about going to see a chiropractor for knee pain, some may be a little confused. Chiropractic care is actually effective throughout the body, not only just the spine. At Spinalcare Chiropractic Clinic in Richmond Hill, our chiropractic treatments helps to reduce pain and increase strength without resorting to medications or surgery. If you have knee pain, chiropractic care can help.
What is Causing My Knee Pain?
Knee pain can be caused by a number of reasons. Common reasons for knee pain are medical conditions, such as gout and arthritis, and injuries, such as torn cartilage and ligaments. People who suffer from knee pain can experience the following symptoms:
- Unable to flex the knee
- Severe pain
Who is At Risk for Knee Pain?
Knee pain can happen to anyone and at any age. However, certain factors can increase your chance of getting knee pain. Too much weight can strain your knee joints, making it difficult to walk or to go up or downstairs. Certain activities, such as playing a sport or having a certain occupation, can increase your chance of getting knee pain because of the repetitive motion on the knees. If you had a knee injury before, it is more likely to get the same injury again.
How Our Chiropractor in Richmond Hill Treats Your Knee Pain
After a physical examination and proper diagnosis, our chiropractor can tailor a treatment plan based on your individual needs, whether your knee pain is caused by an injury or a health condition. Your treatment plan may include chiropractic care, massage therapy, corrective exercise, or lifestyle advice. Chiropractic care and massage therapy helps to reduce inflammation and swelling on your knee joint. Corrective exercises helps strengthen the muscles around the knee joint to alleviate your pain. Our chiropractor can provide lifestyle advice on how to prevent knee injuries so that your chances of obtaining the same injury can be reduced.
To find out if chiropractic care can help with your knee pain, contact us at Spinalcare Chiropractic Clinic in Richmond Hill, Ontario at (905) 707-8328 to schedule an appointment.