There probably isn’t a person in the world that hasn’t hurt a knee at least once. It is a widespread childhood injury that keeps on happening throughout the lifetime, particularly for people who are into sports, both as amateurs and professionals. Luckily, the majority of these injuries can be fully treated at home. On the other hand, knee pain is the most common reason why people visit a pain relief or orthopedic clinic. When should you begin to worry about your knee’s condition?
Once the usual home treatment becomes ineffective, a visit to a specialist is a necessity. The chronic knee pain that does not go away regardless of a home treatment you use may be the result of a recent injury, as well as the accumulation of all old injuries. A lack of muscle strength and flexibility, as well as excess weight are also common causes of knee pain.
Chronic knee pain can severely affect our everyday life. Getting to the root of the problem and finding appropriate treatment is the only sustainable solution to ease the situation and get back to a normal, pain-free life.
To learn about the best management of knee pain, feel free to schedule an office appointment with Dr. Edward A. Nash at 346-220-8063, or through Dr. Nash’s website.