Chiropractic Care in Mission Valley, San Diego for Knee Pain
Dr. James Garrett
We Help Knee Pain
Knee pain can be caused by numerous activities, especially a sports injury. We use chiropractic to reduce pain and get you back to doing the activities you love.
The joint of the knee is an intricate design made up of three bones of the tibia (shin), patella (kneecap) and the femur. A tendon underlies the kneecap to give strength and motion to the knee and cartilage secures the femur to the shin bone. The meniscus cushions the femur and shin (tibia) bones.
All these components work together to accomplish the tasks of extensive movement during everyday activities. Sports injury, fall, tear, or other incident that pushes the bone structure out of place can cause the nerves to be affected, inflammation in the connective tissues to occur resulting in severe pain.
Without appropriate care to help the knee heal properly, long-term nerve tendon and ligament damage can result. Also, if the knee is not functioning properly, other joints and areas such as the hip, lower back and ankle are also affected.
If painful pops and snaps should occur, an evaluation by us, your local chiropractor is highly recommended.