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Posts for: January, 2016

By Wachs Chiropractic Health Center
January 19, 2016
Category: Pain
Tags: knee pain  

How can a Chiropractor Help with Knee Pain?

Is your knee pain interfering with your daily activities? Have you tried standard medical treatment and still have not found relief? Then knee painmaybe it is time you considered chiropractic care in Chula Vista, CA for your knee pain. At Wachs Chiropractic Health Center, Dr. Steven M. Wachs is here to help you explore all the options available to help you find pain relief.

Knee Pain

Knee pain can be very debilitating. If affects your ability to not only stand and walk or run, but also your ability to sit comfortably. You may need to seek care for your knee when it is painful, swollen, stiff, clicks or pops when you walk, or has become weaker.

Chiropractic Knee Treatment

Your Chula Vista chiropractor will fully evaluate not only your painful knee, but the alignment of your spine and pelvis as well as your feet and ankles. Keeping proper alignment of your entire body will help alleviate the pain of normal wear and tear on your knee.

Reduce Inflammation

If you have inflammation in your knee, your chiropractor will take steps to reduce the inflammation by using ice therapy and also inferential, ultrasound, or laser therapy to stimulate soft tissue healing and reduce inflammation thereby relieving pain.

Manipulation

Your Chula Vista chiropractor can perform specific manipulations on the knee joint to reduce pain and improve mobilization. Trigger point therapy, which is a form of deep tissue massage, can also be done to improve the function of the knee.

Exercises

Once the knee pain is improving, your chiropractor may introduce exercises to improve the stability and strength of the knee joint. This will help prevent further problems in the future.

Some knee pain and injuries may require surgery, and your chiropractor will refer you if that is necessary. However, physicians are becoming more conservative in their rush to perform surgery and recommending alternative treatments with better results.

If you are ready to do something about that knee pain, call Dr. Wachs today! Here at Wachs Chiropractic Health Center in Chula Vista, CA we are here to help you get pain-free and moving again!