Non-Surgical Treatments for an Overuse Knee Injury
The knee is a major weight-bearing joint. A knee injury is common. There are various types, and the most common injury is the overuse knee injury. We have all injured a body part. Most of the time injuries are self-limiting, and we recover within one to two days. But, the knee pain that lingers can have far-reaching implications. Therefore, if you have a knee issue, do not ignore knee pain. We can help
Overuse knee injury is all too common. It can happen at any time, and no one is immune, even professional athletes with near perfect muscle and ligament tone are suitable. Overuse knee injury and pain can be felt immediately after an irritating event, or it could take hours to days before it is apparent to the sufferer. How soon it effects is at times indicative of the degree of damage.
Often, overuse can lead to small tears that are only detectable through a microscope. This little damage can cause an inflammatory response and that inflammatory response is often the cause of knee pain. Regardless of the severity, each overuse injury or condition needs evaluation the identify the source of pain. Otherwise, it could become a chronic condition in which a person re-injures the knees over and over. Our center, we have the of experienced chiropractors in Malaysia to determine the offending structures. We also have clinical physiotherapists to help you recover at a rate better than others.
How to avoid overuse knee injuries
To prevent overuse injury, you must make sure not to push your body beyond its’ limits. If you are a professional athlete, make sure that you have conditioned your knee to a point where your knee can take the extra push when you need them. Otherwise, do not treat your body like a sports care. And in the event where you are required to do, push it for short bursts when you have sufficiently warmed-up. Keep in mind even a sports car is warmed up before a race!
Overuse knee conditions are self-inflicted injuries often seen in the mighty weekend worrier. So, to all the weekend warriors out there: enjoy your workouts, but keep in mind that your body has limits. Pushing your body to the limit is okay, but pushing it beyond its’ limits will undoubtedly lead to a knee injury and knee pain. Furthermore, the weekend worrier, the elderly and the already injured often suffer from precursors of an overuse knee injury.
The elderly are at a greater risk of having an overuse knee injury. Weak muscles resulting from insufficient activity or after being bedridden are the main culprits. In our offices, we have seen the elderly with this type of knee injury because they walked for longer than usual in the mall. An important point to know, especially if one of your parents are complaining of pain, also, it may be noteworthy to remember when you do go out with your parent shopping.
Overuse Knee Injury Treatment
The Chiropractors and Physiotherapists of Chiropractic Specialty Centers are your best non-operative solution to fix your injured knee. When you visit one of our centers; we will spend sufficient time to understand the etiology of your condition. It is perhaps the most important aspect of your care because it will allow us to identify the actual cause of your knee pain.
Your knee treatments will start once we have determined the primary cause and established a working diagnosed, treatments will follow. Treatment plans for knee patients will include chiropractic and physiotherapy. In addition to the chiropractic, physiotherapy and device rendered therapy and treatments we will prescribe specific exercises to strengthen your knees. Exercises prescribed by our team are focused and targeted. For exercise to be effective, it must be precise, progressive and focused.
We are the ONLY center in Kuala Lumpur that has Spinercise. Spinercise is a particular modality that we utilize for the rehabilitation of many joint and spine conditions, including the knees. Neglect of an overuse knee injury always progresses to a more adverse condition. Therefore, don’t ignore your knees. Let us help. We have the best team for a holistic recovery from an Overuse Knee Injury and knee pain without drugs or surgery.