Can Chiropractic Cure Knee Pain?

by Administrator 26. February 2011 08:36

Knee pain is an evolving issue in our society and consequently we witness an increasing number of patients with knee problems in our practices.
Chiropractic Treatment is really efficient for many of the troubles that spark knee pain. Although condition like osteoarthritis is not treatable, the symptoms can be brought down and the advancement of the trouble can be cured, thanks to our advanced and unique way of thinking towards the treatment. Keep reading to find out how! 

  • If the knee pain is restricting your daily or sporting activities.
  • You have been fed painkillers and been asked to rest considering no long run betterment, or.
  • You have been said that you are suffering from arthritis and there is not a single thing that can be performed.

Then chiropractic treatment may just be the right choice for you.

Chiropractic therapy of knee joint pain:

We have drafted the procedure of our handling below to present you with an idea of our approach. We would usually alter the therapy to fit each patient and his specific issues. So the form of treatment that is best suited for one person is not really inevitably correct for the other.

Phase 1: Reduce joint inflammation and bring down pain.

  • Reduction of worsening factors, usage of a support, and sports tape.
  • Ice to minimize inflammation, muscle spasm and pain.
  • Soft tissue curing: laser, ultrasound and interferential therapy.

Phase 2: Normalize joint use.


  • Typical chiropractic handling and mobilization techniques are applied on the restricted movement areas in the knee and the surrounding joints, which boosts the function, maximizes movement and cuts down pain.
  • Deep delicate cross-friction, trigger-point therapy and tissue massage.

Phase 3: Reclamation exercise program.

  • At the right time, we introduce exercises to boost strength, resistance and stability. We additionally work on amending your balance and the sense of joint position (proprioception). This will make it easier to turn back to normal and also forbid new injuries.

To find all the queries to your problems related to knee pain, do not hesitate in contacting us at Corrective Chiropractic and Wellness, 560 E. Central Texas Expressway, Suite 102, Harker Heights, TX 76548. Phone:  (254) 698-1600.

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Chiropractic Care for Osteoarthritis of Knees

by Administrator 16. January 2010 11:37

What is Osteoarthritis?
Osteoarthritis is the most common type of arthritis affecting manly people who are above 50 years of age. Osteoarthritis is a painful, degenerative and progressive disease of the joints, wherein there is a gradual loss of articular cartilage from the joints. Knees are the most common joint affected by Osteoarthritis.

Causes of the Osteoarthritis of Knees
Osteoarthritis mainly causes disruption of the cartilage of the knees joints. Cartilage covers the ends of the bones in the joints (articular surfaces of the bones) and helps in smooth motion and shock absorption. When cartilage is disrupted there occurs more friction between the bones during motion. This causes thickening of ends of the bone and as a result bone spurs may form.
Some of the causes for the disruption of cartilage in Osteoarthritis of Knees can be:

  • Genetic susceptibility
  • Aging Process
  • Joint injury
  • Long Period of inactivity
  • Being Overweight
  • Weak Muscles

Symptoms of Osteoarthritis of Knee

  • Pain in the Knees
  • Difficulty in walking and running
  • Muscle weakness in the lower limbs

Chiropractic Care for Osteoarthritis of Knees

Weight control 

  • This includes advices on Aerobic exercises and Life style modifications

Regular exercises

  • Strengthening exercises for muscles of lower limb. These exercises make muscles of lower limb stable and resist further damage.
  • Range-of-Motion Exercises – These help maintain the flexibility and range of motion of the knee joints

Heat Therapy

  • Hot packs are used to relieve the pain in the joint and also to relax the muscles before starting the exercises. Heat therapy also relieves stiffness in the joints

Support to the joint

  • Knee joint bear weight of the body. Chiropractic care may include supporting the knee joint with protective braces and walking aids so that the weight on t he knees is reduced.

Corrective Chiropractic And Wellness serves Killeen and Harker Heights areas in Texas (TX).

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