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Knee Pain Brooklyn

Kings Highway Ortho center in Brooklyn is one of its kind to offer the best practices in Knee Pain and Relief Management for patients ranging from sports persons to elderly people. Our facility is fully equipped with the most advanced techniques, state-of-the-art equipment, and experts in our professional skills have enticed a lot of people in and around Brooklyn.

People with acute to chronic knee problems suffering due to injury, accident, or disease can seek the best treatment from our center by top knee pain specialists.

What is Knee Pain and Causes?

The knee is one of the largest and complex joints that connect thigh and leg comprising of the knee joint (femur, tibia, and fibula), the knee cap (patella), and the ligaments and meniscus (cartilage). The knee has diversified functions such as bending, straightening, movement, and other functions and actions. It is vulnerable to various injuries, mechanical problems (dislocation of the knee cap), and to the development of osteoarthritis.

Knee pain is a common problem affecting both genders of all age groups across the world. It may occur due to an injury, accident, and sports injury.

Injuries - Injuries associated include fractures, ligament injuries, tendons, torn meniscus, knee bursitis, and patellar tendinitis.

Mechanical Problems - Mechanical problems include loose body, iliotibial, and dislocation of the knee cap, hip or foot pain leading to knee pain.

Knee Arthritis - Knee pain can also result from different types of arthritis, such as rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, septic arthritis, gout, etc. The knee pain can be localized to a specific area or diffuse throughout the knee.

Other risk factors include excessive stress on the knee, lifting of heavy weights, overuse during repetitive motions, previous injury, etc.

Symptoms associated with knee pain include:

  • Swelling and stiffness
  • Redness and warmth
  • Difficulty in walking due to weakness or instability
  • Popping or crunching noises
  • Inability to stand for longer duration
  • Unable o bend or straightening of knee
  • Inflammation in the bone

Knee Pain Diagnosis

Diagnosing determines the underlying cause of the knee pain. Following tests and examinations are conducted:

  • Physical examination of the knee
  • Lab Tests
  • Imaging tests such as X-Ray, MRI, CT scan, and Ultrasound

Knee Pain Treatment Options

Physical therapy: Sometimes strengthening the muscles around the knee will make it more stable and help guarantee the best mechanical movements.

Injection: We treat knee pain using injection medications that might help in relieving your pain. This will also help you opt out of the surgery. The three main types of injections are Hyaluronic injection; which acts as a shock absorber and lubricant helps in lessen pain and inflammation, Corticosteroid injections; quickly relieves the pain and inflammation, and Arthrocentesis; removal of excessive joint fluid from the knee that eases the pain and also swelling.

Medications: Medications are a part of the most comprehensive pain management solutions that is specialized in prescribing medicines and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.

Surgery: Knee surgery ranges from Total Knee Replacement, Arthroscopy, Osteotomy, and other surgical procedures for knee problems. Arthroscopic knee surgery is the most common type of surgical procedure and it is a minimally invasive process.

Other Procedures: Acupuncture has shown some effective solutions to relieve knee pain, especially patients with osteoarthritis.

At Kings Highway Ortho, you'll find more of conservative to minimal surgical treatments dealing with pain and injury to joints, bone, cartilage, muscles, tendons, and ligaments and to more severe problems such as multiple brokerages of bones in the knee cap due to the accident.

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