Knees are a common cause of pain, stiffness, and decreased mobility. Learn what Dipty Mali, DPT, MBA, CKTP, and her team of licensed physical therapists at Equipoise Physical Therapy in Jersey City, New Jersey, can do to relieve your knee pain and get you moving again. Schedule a visit today by calling the office or booking your appointment online.
Knee pain, stiffness, and limited mobility may be due to:
Sometimes just planting your foot awkwardly during a neighborhood soccer game or other recreational activity can lead to knee pain.
If you’ve had surgery or other treatment for knee pain, your orthopedist is likely to recommend a course of rehab with physical therapy to help restore joint mobility and help prevent further injury. The physical therapists at Equipoise Physical Therapy can work with your doctor in designing a rehabilitative program that accomplishes the goal.
The symptoms related to problems with your knee joints are as diverse as the causes of knee pain and may vary from mild to severe.
Depending on your circumstances, you may develop:
Depending on the underlying cause of your knee pain, the symptoms may occur suddenly or build gradually over weeks to months, and even years.
Often considered as important as the surgery to repair an injured knee, physical therapy is a vital component of your healing process. A physical therapy program can also address problems such as knee stiffness or thigh muscle weakness before more invasive medical treatments become necessary.
Your treatment for knee pain may include:
Also vital to a successful physical therapy program are the home exercises you’re given to promote healing and prevent future injury.
Schedule your visit at Equipoise Physical Therapy today. Call the office or book your appointment online.