Chiropractic adjustments of the hips, spine, and the patello-femoral joint can help to mobilize the joints back into the proper alignment of your body. After the injury, the knee is typically swollen, painful, and possibly bruised. Pain, popping and less than optimal function of the knee can occur when any one of these components is not working properly. If the structure of a joint is not right then it can’t work as it was designed. Get one of these and there isn"t a thing a chiropractor can do for you, not before surgery anyway. Knee pain definitely has a negative effect on your ability to function optimally. Chiropractic adjustments/manipulations are performed to help restore normal biomechanics to these areas. Your Chiropractor For Knee Pain can accurately diagnose and treat chondromalacia patella using therapeutic ultrasound and gentle CHIROPRACTIC ADJUSTMENTS to the knee.
They are different from an osteopath, who uses manual manipulations but also treats the entire body and may use medication or surgery. Chiropractic sports rehabilitation is phenomenal for treating certain injuries and chronic pain; however, some injuries fall outside the scope of chiropractic. Some common treatments include using ice to reduce inflammation around the joint and some soft tissue massage to help improve the knee’s range of motion. Our approach to assessing and treating the knee includes the evaluation of the other joints and muscles relating to the knee. So the type of treatment that is most appropriate for one person is not necessarily right for another. Small muscle imbalances, poor posture, faulty running biomechanics, joint restrictions at the knee and hip can all contribute to patellofemoral problems.