Knee Pain Physiotherapy in Woodstock


Knee pain can have various reasons and can occur due to any traumatic injury, sports injury or arthritis.

Conditions that can cause Acute or Chronic Knee Pain

Knee Ligament Injury : A knee ligament injury is an injury to one or more of the ligaments that connect the bones in the knee joint. The most common ligament injury is to the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). Other ligaments that can be injured include the posterior cruciate ligament (PCL), medial collateral ligament (MCL), and lateral collateral ligament (LCL). Knee ligament injuries can be caused by sudden, traumatic force or overuse.

Meniscus injury/tear : Meniscus is one of the important structure of knee joint helps to absorb the shock. Most commonly seen athletes with twisting knee injury. Non-traumatic degenerative changes can also affect the meniscus. High intensity force can lead to partial or dull tear of Meniscus.

Osteoarthritis of Knee Joint : Arthritis is very common for knee joints leading degenerative joint disease. Most common in elderly people. Severe OA of knee can lead to loss of joint motion.

Patellar Tendinitis : Most common conditioninvolves overuse injury of patellar tendon. Mostly seen in jumping sports such as basketball and volleyball. Pain is mostly located front of the knee.

Common Causes in Athletes,

  • Sprint Running
  • Cross Country Running
  • Sport Such as Hockey, Soccer, Basketball, skating etc
  • High/Long jump
  • Gymnast
  • Dancer

Common Causes in non-Athletes

  • Degenerative diseases
  • Overweight
  • Working on the feet all day such as factory workers, contraction workers
  • Inappropriate foot wear such as safety shoes, High heels
  • Bad knee or foot posture
  • Stiff and tight Lower leg muscles

Common Sign and Symptoms

  • Morning stiffness- Hallmark sign of Arthritis
  • Knee popping
  • Knee buckling while walking
  • Difficulty bearing weight on the affected knee
  • Tenderness over knee
  • Swelling and pain
  • Difficulty in Walking
  • Difficulty in climbing stairs

Physiotherapy treatment of Knee Pain in Woodstock

Short Term Goal

To reduce the pain and swelling usually involves rest, ice, compression, and elevation (RICE), anti-inflammatory medications (As per physician). Additionally, physical therapy may be recommended to help reduce pain and improve the range of motion.

Physiotherapy can help to reduce pain and swelling, and improve range of motion and strength. They can also provide you with exercises to help restore strength and flexibility. Surgery may be recommended in severe cases.

Knee Pain Physiotherapy at Bounce Back Physio Plus Rehab

  • Education about Do’s and Don’ts
  • Planning and Pacing the activities of Daily life.
  • Advance electro therapy to alleviate pain and swelling.
  • Manual Therapy to release the tight and stiff muscle as well as joint.
  • Custom Knee Brace For Knee Ligament/Meniscus Injury and Custom Knee Unloader Brace For Arthritis at Bounce Back Physio Plus Rehab to give support and provide relief from acute or chronic knee pain.
  • IASTM that focus on releasing scar tissues in tendon and muscles.
  • Appropriate techniques to apply stretches and strengthening to avoid future injuries.
  • Proprioceptive training will help to get back to your favourite sports.
  • German made good quality Knee Brace to prevent future injuries.

Knee ligament injuries can be painful and debilitating, but with the right physiotherapy treatment, you can get back to the activities you enjoy. If you think you may have a knee related any conditions, it is important to seek medical help right away. Contact Bounce Back Physio Plus Rehab

Bounce Back Physio Plus Rehab today to book an appointment with our team of experienced physiotherapists in Woodstock.

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