Knee pain is a common problem, especially among athletes. At A+ Athlete Sports Medicine in Robbinsville and Neptune, New Jersey, board-certified sports medicine physicians Adam Redlich, MD, Adam Thompson, DO, and their exceptional team pinpoint the cause of knee pain and offer treatments to relieve the discomfort. Call the A+ Athlete Sports Medicine office to schedule an evaluation, or use the online booking feature today.
Knee pain is the uncomfortable feeling you may develop in your knee joints, the joints that connect your thigh bones to your lower leg bones. These joints consist of cartilage, bones, muscles, tendons, and ligaments. A+ Athlete Sports Medicine offers non-operative approaches to treating knee pain to help you get back out on the court, field, or rink as quick as possible.
Knee pain may appear as:
If you develop knee pain that’s severe or ongoing, consult the A+ Athlete Sports Medicine specialists for an evaluation.
The common causes and risk factors associated with knee pain are:
Warming up and cooling down properly before exercising, not overtraining, and maintaining optimal strength and flexibility are some of the best ways to reduce the risk of knee pain. However, you can’t always avoid it — especially if you play sports.
The A+ Athlete Sports Medicine team diagnoses the cause of knee pain after examining your knee joints, reviewing your symptoms and medical history, checking your vital signs, and completing diagnostic tests, if needed. They may suggest blood tests, ultrasounds, X-rays, or other imaging procedures. A+ Athlete Sports Medicine also offers gait and foot analyses.
A+ Athlete Sports Medicine offers nonsurgical approaches to treating knee pain. They may suggest home remedies like ice or heat packs, resting the affected joint, and wearing a brace to maximize healing.
Additional treatment options include injury-specific exercise programs, physical therapy, medication prescriptions, joint injections, massage, nutrition counseling, osteopathic manual treatment, and acupuncture. Your specialist personalizes each treatment based on your needs.
Call the A+ Athlete Sports Medicine office or use the online booking feature to get knee pain relief today.