Knee Pain Chiropractor in Landover, MD
Knee pain is a common medical condition prevalent in many age groups. Knee pain may be caused by an injury, such as a torn ligament or cartilage, a bone bruise, or a sprain/strain. It can also be caused by arthritis, gout, infections, excess physical activity, sedentary lifestyle, excess weight, and more.
Treatments can vary based on different types of knee pain. Our Chiropractic Knee Pain doctors in Landover, Maryland are very experienced at treating knee pain. They offer natural and holistic solutions to your pain.
Seeing a chiropractor as soon as possible is vital so you do not experience permanent knee damage. Treatment by a chiropractor can also help you avoid expensive and painful knee surgeries.
Call Kaizo Health at 703-890-2222 or click here to book an appointment to see a Doctor of Chiropractic in Landover for your knee pain.
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How does a chiropractor treat knee pain?
A chiropractor may treat knee pain with adjustments or manipulations. They may also use muscle work like myofasical release, active release technique, manual therapy, manual traction, instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization or scraping, dry needling, cupping and more. They may also combine that with rehabilitative stretching and exercises to help support, strengthen, increase mobility and treat the underlying cause of the knee pain.
What are the symptoms of knee pain?
There are several factors that can affect your knee pain. Location of injury, cause of injury, and past injuries can all play a part in how extreme your knee pain can feel. Your knee pain might start off mild but can increase over time if left untreated.
You may experience swelling if your knee pain is caused by inflammation or infection.
Symptoms of a knee injury or condition may include:
- Inability to fully straighten or bend your leg at the knee
- Limping or difficulty walking
- Difficulty squatting down or getting up from sitting or squatting position
- Crunching or crackling sounds in the knee joint
What causes knee pain?
Most knee pain has one or more of these types of causes:
- Mechanical issues – dislocated knee cap, iliotibial band syndrome (IT Band syndrome), back, foot or leg issues and others
- Injuries such as torn ACL or meniscus, leg or knee fractures, bursitis of the knee joint, tendonitis
- Arthritis – osteoarthritis, septic arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout
- Other underlying disease
Another common issue is Patellofemoral pain syndrome which is pain in the soft tissue and kneecap (patella) and the underlying thighbone (femur). This condition is common in athletes, young adults, and older adults.
At home treatments for knee pain?
Possible ways to achieve temporary relief from knee pain: (these should not be used without consulting a doctor first)
- Use a foam roller or massage gun to gently massage the affected area
- Using ice for 10 minutes on and 10 minutes off
- Using a topical analgesic like Biofreeze or StoPain
- Temporarily utilizing over the counter medications like ibuprofen or acetaminophen (consult your doctor first before starting any over the counter medication)
- Follow our social media for some stretches and exercises that may help
What chiropractic treatments are available for knee pain?
First our team will evaluate and run orthopedic tests to accurately diagnose the issue
- X-Rays or MRIs may be ordered if needed
After eval and testing your Kaizo Health Chiropractor in Fairfax will prescribe a treatment plan that may include:
- Chiropractic Manipulations or Adjustments
- Stretching and rehabilitative therapeutic exercises or physical therapy
- Manual therapy or manual traction
- Electrical stimulation
- Dry needling
- Cupping therapy
- Ice or topical cryotherapy
- Instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization (Scraping)
- Active Release Technique
- Myofascial release
- Pneumatic pressure therapy (Normatec)
Why should you choose Kaizo Health Landover to treat your knee pain?
Chiropractors are experienced in treating and relieving knee pain. Your knee pain chiropractor will review all your symptoms and medical history. They will work to understand the possible underlying causes of your pain. Chiropractic care focuses on manual techniques, MCL recovery exercises, stretching, and rehabilitative movement. These can include soft tissue and muscle work, spinal adjustments, and more. A chiropractor uses natural therapies to treat your area of injury. A chiropractor may also recommend treatments like dry needling or cupping. These can be helpful for even more effective healing, depending on your condition.
Truly, when you choose Kaizo-Health you are choosing to work with a leading knee pain Chiropractor in Landover, MD. Our team can truly help you as you work to become more pain free.
Our Landover chiropractors will help you take control of your life.
At Kaizo Health, we take all conditions seriously. We want to help you get out of pain and stay out of pain. Our doctors perform a thorough examination to assess and treat your body as a whole. We’re a leading knee pain chiropractor in Landover and will help you strategize a game plan for dealing with pain in your head, neck, back, shoulder, hip and more.
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Chiropractic Questions? We’ve got answers..
01. What causes knee pain?
Knee pain can result from an injury, such as a torn ligament or ruptured cartilage. It can also be caused by arthritis, gout, infections, excess physical activity and more. Knee pain can also be a result of standing or sitting in the wrong posture for a long time period.
02. How do I relieve knee pain?
You can relieve minor knee pain at home using massage, foam rollers, topical cryotherapy like ice packs or BioFreeze. You should always consult a doctor before using any at home remedies for pain. Professional chiropractic care and physical therapy can also help relieve knee pain.
03. How do you know if you have a torn meniscus in your knee?
If you have a torn meniscus, you are likely to have the following signs and symptoms:
- A popping feeling
- Swelling and redness
- Inability to fully straighten your knee
- Excruciating pain while walking or running
- Buckling sensation
- Warmth and tenderness
04. When should I see a doctor for knee pain?
If you have suffered a knee injury, you should make an appointment with a chiropractor right away for your knee pain. If you are experiencing mild knee pain, inflammation, swelling, tenderness or redness that does not go away after a few days of rest and over-the-counter medications, you should make an appointment with a chiropractor to ensure your injury does not worsen.
05. What does arthritis in the knee feel like?
Arthritis will have the following signs and symptoms:
- A slow increase in pain
- Tenderness and swelling
- Redness and stiffness
- Buckling sensation
- Crunching and popping sensation
- Knee deformity
- Inability to walk or run
06. Can an X-ray show arthritis in the knee?
Yes, an x-ray can show arthritis in the knee by indicating the loss of joint space that is between the femur and tibia. It can also reveal where new bone growth has tried to cover up for the cartilage loss.
07. How do I stop my knees from hurting when I squat?
You can stop the knee pain when you squat by the following:
- Change to physical activities that have a lower impact on the knee.
- Make sure your shoes have ample support and are not worn out
- Follow our social media for tips on proper form and exercises that don’t cause pain
08. What does it mean when it hurts to bend your knee?
This indicates that your knee has been in one position for an extended period of time. It can also indicate inflamed or worn-out cartilage. Excess bending of the knee can cause pains which are known as ‘preachers’ knees.
09. Is chiropractic or physical therapy better for knee pain?
A combination of chiropractic care and rehabilitative exercises or physical therapy has been shown to work best at relieving, treating, and reducing the reoccurrence of knee pain.
10. Can chiropractors help with knee pain without medicine?
Chiropractors use treatments that are natural and holistic. They are able to utilize their hands, knowledge of anatomy and physiology, and their extensive professional training to alleviate knee pain without the use of prescription medication.
11. Will my health insurance cover chiropractic knee pain treatment?
Many insurances cover treatment for knee pain. Please feel free to call our office so we can verify your insurance coverage for you.
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Please use the booking tool here to schedule your first appointment for knee pain evaluation and treatment with our chiropractor in Landover, MD. If needed we will be in touch with follow up questions or we will just email you with next steps.
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What our patients have to say
I absolutely love this physical therapy office! Everyone is friendly and knows your name and greet you when you walk in….. my fave though is Dr. Huffman I love that man he is THE BEST Chiropractor in the DMV hands down! He is very good at what he does and I love his sense of humor…. If I every have to go to any physical therapy in the future I am always going to go to them! 5 stars isn’t enough they deserve 20!!!! I just love Dr. Huffman that man is good lol!
– Ebony Phillips
I want to let all know that this is a great therapy office. During my time there I began to get a good understanding of the people and what they do for you. For a long time I had very little movement in my shoulders and lower back. Since going to this clinic it is much better for me and I can reach a lot better than I could. Also walking has gotten better somewhat. These people do great work with you and have you feeling a lot better each visit. My time is over and I’m doing better and would’ve like to have had more time with them. I want everyone to know that this is a good place to go for your treatment. Much love to all.
– Reginald Cole
Dr. Huffman and his staff are the best of the best!! I have been a patient of Dr. Huffman for years and I can attest to how professional, helpful, funny and kind that he is. His team, Joe, Mike and Tra, are great to work with. It’s always a great atmosphere when I go to therapy. Hands down, one of the best physical therapy clinics around!!
– Tanisha Hodge