Knee Pain Treatment

Knee pain is a very common complaint and has many different symptoms. It’s important to seek medical attention to get the specific treatment for your condition.

woman holding her kneeWhen to see a doctor

Some signs of knee pain that require  medical attention are:

  • Inability to walk comfortably on the affected side
  • Knee pain that occurs at night or while resting
  • Locking (inability to bend) the knee
  • Swelling of the joint or the calf area
  • Signs of infection, including fever, redness, warmth, and any other unusual symptoms.

Causes of Knee Pain

  • Arthritis
  • Ligament Injuries
  • Cartilage Injuries
  • Dislocating kneecap
  • Bursitis

It is important to make an accurate diagnosis so that the appropriate treatment can begin.

Our physical therapist can work with the specific areas of weakness with the knee through exercises and stretching. Rehab tends to be a smoother process, in which knees get stronger and range of motion improves, resulting in a faster and more successful recovery. 

The Southeastern Lifestyle Center for Rehabilitation in Red Springs, an affiliate of Southeastern Regional Medical Center, strives to offer excellent care to our patients. Your road to recovery can begin with us!

If you have any questions concerning knee pain or physical therapy, please call Rehab Services in Red Springs at (910) 843-6081

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