The knee is a complex structure and essential for everyday life. When you suffer from knee pain it is often difficult to walk and will affect your daily life and sometimes cause back or hip pain from overcompensation.
Managing knee pain is important and the joint itself can be injured from overuse, degeneration, and sudden-onset pain especially when working manually or during sporting activities.
Common injuries to the knee include:
Patella femoral joint pain (front of knee pain)- knee pain up and downstairs and prolongs sitting.
ITB friction syndrome; outside knee pain from poor gluteal strength and lower limb mechanics, associated with repetitive sports such as running and cycling.
Meniscus tear; from overuse or a sudden twisting injury.
Knee ligament injury; pain-producing structures of the knee can be stretched or torn with twisting or impact injuries.
Osteoarthritis and degeneration: overuse, but can be managed with strengthening exercises to support the knee jo
If you suffer from knee pain or have had a knee injury, please fill out the form below and let us know how are can help you in our Southampton or Salisbury clinics.