People in their middle age often have small tears in their mcl, lcl, or acl. It may cause pain or not. Often, these tears are spotted during an MRI and a surgeon recommends knee surgery. This invasive and risky procedure leaves long-lasting symptoms. Physical therapy is a path to non-surgically treat a knee injury, which works and doesn't involve the invasive nature and risks of surgery.
Knee pain is extremely common and most often occurs after a traumatic injury or a sudden increase in activity. Some people also randomly experience knee pain as they get older and this is often due to poor posture, weak muscles, or mis-alignment when walking. At Cross Bay Physical Therapy, our physical therapists figure out the cause of your knee pain and through a combination of strengthening, stretching, and hands-on physical therapy, treat your knee pain until it disappears.
Knee pain and injury occurs as the knee bears much of the weight while walking. The knee joint can easily become overworked or incur a slight strain or sprain during an awkward movement. At Cross Bay Physical Therapy, our trained physical therapists find out the cause of your knee pain and how to solve this problem through natural conservative Physical Therapy.
Physical Therapy is beneficial for many reasons and in some cases, has been proven to be just as effective as surgery. Through a combination of stretching, strengthening, and therapeutic modalities, it is possible alleviate pain, heal injury, and remove disability.
Athletes like Roger Federer and Michelle Kwan have all had their fair share of injuries and one of these injuries is IT Band syndrome. This problem usually starts because of an injury and then is prone to tightness. Such tightness leads to hip and knee pain and even worse, can make it easier to injure the knee or hip because of a person’s lack of mobility. The way to overcome this problem is to know and utilize the exercises that lead to it’s completely recovery and one of the best proven methods for this is Physical Therapy.