Knee Pain

Knee pain is a common ailment that affects thousands of people in the US each year. There are several different structures in the knee, each of which can be damaged by several different causes. Some of the most common causes of knee pain include:

  • Trauma
  • Overuse
  • Sudden turning movements
  • Awkward landings from falls
  • Infection
  • Degeneration
  • Osteoarthiritis

Some common symptoms to look out for are:

  • Pain
  • "Clicking" or "Popping"
  • Stiffness
  • Numbness/tingling
  • Weakness
  • Buckling or instability

When you come to Comprehensive Medical Care, you will get a thorough evaluation and examination by any one of our many excellent medical professionals on staff. Depending on the findings, you may be required to get additional diagnostic work ups such as MRI's and/or X-rays.  It is important to us as your provider, and for you to cover every aspect of your health and know exactly what is going on with your condition.

Treatment can include conservative care with physical therapy and/or different types of injections depending on the condition.  Physical therapy has been proven to be just as effective, if not more than surgery alone, depending on the severity of the condition.

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