Physical Therapy for Knee Pain or Knee Injury

Knee pain is a common complaint that affects people of all ages. Knee pain may be the result of an injury, such as a ruptured ligament or torn cartilage. Medical conditions — including arthritis, gout and infections — also can cause knee pain.Many types of minor knee pain respond well to self-care measures. Physical therapy and knee braces also can help relieve pain. In some cases, however, your knee may require surgical repair.

Do not be careless

What cause in Knee Pain?

Knee pain can have causes that aren’t due to underlying disease. Examples include heavy physical activity, lack of use, injuries such as sprains or strains, sitting in a constrained area, or sitting on knees for a prolonged period. 

1.Heavy Physical Activity 

2. Lacking of use  


4.Sitting in on Knee for a prolonged time 

5. Sitting in a constrained area 

6. Strains 


8.Mechanical problems


Types of Knee Pain

One of the most common pains across the world is knee pain which can have negative effect on the quality of life of the people who are involved with. There are many types of knee pain that may include:  

1. Knee arthritis. 

2.Knee Ligaments injuries.  



5. Hip, Foot and ankle issues. 

6. Previous knee injuries. 

 7.Menisci tearing.

8.Ligaments tearing 

Symptoms that occur with knee Pain 

Symptoms of Knee Pain are so extended and sometimes will be deceptive.So,you must make an appointment with your physicians immediately if you are feeling any of the following symptoms of knee pain.

1.A feeling of stiffness, locking, grinding, or buckling in your knee

2.A prickling, burning, or tingling sensation in your knee

3.Frequent muscle spasms around your knee

4.Pain in the calf, hip, shin, ankle, or thigh

5.Popping or crackling sounds when you straighten or bend your leg

6.Swelling, warmth, or redness in your knee

7.Weakness or an inability to fully extend your leg

Preventing Knee Pain

Knee function is controlled by more muscles, tendons, ligaments, and cartilage than any other joint in your body. Regardless of the fact that the knee is a vulnerable joint, there are many ways to prevent Knee Pain , which can include:

1.Always warming up thoroughly before activities

2.Stretching regularly, especially the quadriceps (thigh) muscle

3.Making sure to strengthen the quadriceps, hamstrings, and hip flexors; these muscles stabilize the knee and prevent imbalances which can cause strains

4.Using proper footwear for running, other activities to cushion the knee

5.Impact sports like swimming and cycling

6.Losing weight or maintaining a healthy weight and eating a healthy diet as recommended by your doctor

7.Not smoking



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