Consult with PT Andy Ciarletta, MSPT Karen Deane, DPT Kaylee LeCavalier, MPT Kristen Mortensen, and MSPT Andrea Heafitz of Step Ahead Physical Therapy in Cambridge and Marblehead, MA if you are experiencing knee pain.
The Seemingly Inevitable Nature of Knee Pain
There are certain health issues that resonate with a lot of people. In some cases, the majority of the population may understand what dealing with a particular health issue feels like.
That is often the case with knee pain.
What makes knee pain especially troubling is that it can be difficult to avoid. You don’t have to be an athlete to experience it. Even those who manage to steer clear of vehicular accidents may develop knee discomfort at some point.
Knee pain works like that because it is symptomatic of some very common conditions.
For instance, your knee may be hurting due to a condition known as bursitis. This is inflammation of the cushioning sacs found in the joint. Bursitis develops as a result of the knee being subjected to pressure repeatedly. It’s an injury you may sustain from simple overuse.
You may also experience knee discomfort as a result of strains or sprains. A strain or sprain may occur because you moved your knee suddenly. It’s not always related to some form of strenuous activity.
As you enter your senior years, you are also more likely to fracture bones in your knees. Even after those injuries heal, they may still produce residual pain.
Injuries that cause knee pain can be difficult to avoid. However, they can be easy to address. Working with a physical therapist will certainly help in that regard.
Partner with PT Ciarletta, MSPT Deane, DPT LeCavalier, MPT Mortensen, and MSPT Heafitz of Step Ahead Physical Therapy in Cambridge and Marblehead, MA if you want to effectively treat your knee pain.
How Physical Therapy Alleviates Knee Pain
Opting to treat your knee pain with the aid of physical therapy is a good idea for a few reasons.
Physical therapy is useful for alleviating pain because of how targeted it is. Before treatment, your physical therapist will evaluate your condition to pinpoint your specific health problem. They will then choose the type of therapy that makes the most sense for you.
Physical therapists can use different tools and techniques to address your problem. That allows them to personalize your treatment and optimize its effectiveness.
Your therapist can also evaluate your condition and give you pointers for avoiding future knee issues. Enjoy lasting comfort with the help of their services.
PT Ciarletta, MSPT Deane, DPT LeCavalier, MPT Mortensen, and MSPT Heafitz of Step Ahead Physical Therapy can address your knee pain. Call 617-349-3540 to book an appointment at their Cambridge, MA location or 781-797-0844 to reach their Marblehead office.