With every step you take, your knees absorb 1½ times your body’s weight, and that ratio only increases if you run or jump. The impact puts a lot of physical stress on your knees, making them vulnerable to injury and degenerative conditions. If you have knee pain, our doctors at Renewed Wellness in West Palm Beach, Florida, offers comprehensive exams to identify the cause of your pain and customized treatments to heal your knees and restore your quality of life. Call or schedule an appointment online today.
Your knees are vulnerable to a wide range of injuries and degenerative conditions that lead to debilitating knee pain. Some of the common causes of knee pain include:
Knee injuries are common in sports and car accidents, although your risk of injury increases as you age, especially if you’re overweight or lead a sedentary lifestyle.
Pain is your body’s way of telling you that something is wrong, and you should never ignore it. If you develop knee pain, take a couple of days to rest and use an ice pack and over-the-counter pain relievers to reduce any inflammation.
If your pain doesn’t go away after a few days of rest and at-home care, contact Renewed Wellness to schedule an appointment.
Our doctors at Renewed Wellness offers comprehensive exams and consultations to identify the cause of your knee pain.
In addition to asking about your symptoms, overall health, and lifestyle, he checks your knee for abnormalities and may order diagnostic imaging studies such as X-rays or MRIs to look for internal signs of degeneration or damage.
Renewed Wellness creates customized, multidisciplinary treatment plans to relieve knee pain and heal the underlying condition causing it. Your program may include a combination of:
Although there’s no cure for some conditions, such as osteoarthritis, our doctors provide expert pain management services to help you maintain a healthy, pain-free, and active life.
You can reduce your risk of knee pain with some simple lifestyle adjustments. Renewed Wellness offers nutritional counseling to help you optimize your diet for wellness, including weight loss, which can reduce the pressure on your knees.
Our doctors also offer functional rehabilitation services to help you develop strength and flexibility in the muscles and soft tissues that support your knees, reducing your risk of injury.
Staying active in general reduces your risk of knee pain and injury — aim for at least 30 minutes of moderate exercise daily. Our doctors can advise you on how to add activity to your day safely
Don’t let knee pain interfere with your life, call Renewed Wellness, or make an appointment online today.