Knee pain is an increasingly more common problem in our society and as a result we see more and more patients with knee problems here at TexStar Chiropractic.
The most common complaints relate to 'wear and tear' or osteoarthritis and although a condition such as osteoarthritis is not curable, the symptoms can be reduced and the progression of the problem can be helped thanks to our unique approach to treatment.Chiropractic treatment is very effective for many other knee problems. Chiropractic treatment may well be the answer if:
Examination of the Knee Joint
When pain is experienced in the knee, all the anatomical components need to be examined (not just the knee joint). This includes the lower back, pelvis, hip, ankle and feet due to the direct influence they have on the knee.
You can expect Dr. Henry to conduct an evaluation of your medical history and then perform a thorough physical and biomechanical examination in order to make an accurate diagnosis of your condition. His approach to assessing and treating the knee includes the evaluation of the other joints and muscles relating to the knee. There are several reasons for doing this:
Our approach to chiropractic treatment of knee pain can involve three treatment stages:
Stage 1: Reduce joint inflammation and reduce pain.
Stage 2: Normalize joint function
Stage 3: Rehabilitation exercise program.