There’s a saying that small hinges open big doors, and that's certainly true of your knees. When it comes to mobility and support, these joints play a critical role, so when knee pain strikes, it can have a widespread effect on your overall ability to function. At South Florida Rehab and Training Center (SFR) in Miami, the physical therapists on staff have extensive experience treating knee pain naturally, getting you back on your feet in no time. To learn more, call or book an appointment online.
Your knee is the largest joint in your body, and is made up of the following components:
If you think of all the movements your knees are responsible for, from twisting to jumping, you begin to see how much stress these joints endure.
While the knee is designed to withstand a fair amount of torque and pressure, each component has a tipping point and, when reached, leaves you with knee pain. The most common causes of knee pain are:
As seen on this list, knee pain can result from an acute injury or wear and tear over time.
Because your knees are so critical to your ability to function, it’s important to treat knee pain in a way that alleviates the immediate discomfort, while also setting your knees up for future health.
The best way to accomplish both of those goals is through physical therapy. The physical therapists at South Florida Rehab and Training Center specialize in treating athletes who rely on their knees in extraordinary ways.
The physical therapists bring their extensive knowledge of the knee to alleviate your problem. After discussing your pain, your lifestyle, and your goals, the staff comes up with a plan designed to suit your needs, which includes:
The best part? Physical therapy doesn’t rely on injections or painkillers, but rather on your body’s own natural ability to heal and strengthen itself.
To learn more about how physical therapy can get rid of your knee pain, call South Florida Rehab and Training Center or book an appointment online.