Knee pain is very common and can happen at any age. There are many causes of knee pain. Common causes include an injury or a mechanical problem. Injuries can cause ruptured ligaments or torn cartilage. Other conditions that cause knee pain are arthritis, gout, and infections.
Knee Pain Symptoms
The symptoms may vary according to the injury. Common symptoms include:
- Weakness or instability
- Popping or crunching noises
- Redness and warmth to the touch
- Swelling and stiffness
- Inability to fully straighten the knee
Knee Pain Treatment
The type of knee injury will determine the treatment. The practitioner may request an X-ray or an MRI to see the structures in the knee. Once a diagnosis has been reached, the practitioner will set a plan for care. Some treatments may be:
- Physical therapy (non-invasive)
How ASTR Treats Knee Pain
Advanced Soft Tissue Release (abbreviated as ASTR) is a new manual therapy specialty that is revolutionizing the way patients experience long-term pain relief. ASTR treats pain in a gentle, effective, and natural way by releasing scar tissue, trigger points, and fascia restriction. If you are experiencing knee pain or tightness/ restrictions in a muscle or joint, Advanced Soft Tissue Release may help relieve those symptoms and look at the underlying cause of the issue. ASTR clinicians are trained in effective techniques that do not cause additional pain or stress to the patient’s body. Learn how ASTR can help you or watch testimonial videos of patients who experienced pain relief through ASTR treatment.