Treatment for Knee Pain


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Knee pain can be caused by any number of things. The discomfort you feel as a result of Patellofemoral Dysfunction, though painful, can be treated. Elite Spine & Sports Care of Totowa therapists are experts at dealing with knee pain. Patellofemoral Dysfunction can be treated with alignment technique and strength training. Mostly young women and athletes suffer this condition. Initially the best way to treat it is to rest, but some physical therapy is recommended.  Physical Therapists at Elite Spine will address knee pain caused by Patellofemoral Dysfunction.


What is Patellofemoral Dysfunction?


Patellofemoral Dysfunction is pain that starts in the patellofemoral joint (between the knee cap and the thigh bone). It is very often caused by an injury to the knee or following knee surgery. If the knee cap doesn’t move properly within the groove on the the thigh bone, the irritation resulting causes intense pain.


How is Knee Pain caused by Patellofemoral Dysfunction treated?


The physical therapists at Elite Spine & Sports Care of Totowa have developed treatment that directly addresses the knee pain caused by Patellofemoral Dysfunction. Alignment technique and strength training are the focus of this treatment. The proper techniques and exercises will help build your quad muscles. Without surgery or medication you can get back to your normal activities free of pain.  


Seek Treatment at Elite Spine & Sports Care of Totowa


At Elite Spine our therapists welcome the opportunity to work with you to relieve pain. We are experienced at developing exercises and alignment techniques needed to alleviate knee pain. If you are having pain when going down stairs or when squatting you may be suffering from Patellofemoral Dysfunction. Call today to talk to an Elite Spine therapist who can determine the cause of your discomfort and form a treatment strategy. We can be reached at (862) 239-1768.


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