You may be having knee pain or just had surgery. Your knee is probably stiff and immobile. You may feel like the last thing that you want to do is move around and get on your feet but Physical Therapy will likely help you get your strength back.
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.
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.
The knee is one of those areas most likely to get injured because it takes the blunt of bending and pressure while moving. It’s bend supports the body's entire weight and while the knee is supported by tendons and ligaments, a quick twist can partially tear or strain one of these ligaments and tendons.