Mechanical Knee Pain

Cambridge Knee Pain Clinic

Our Cambridge knee pain clinic has an Osteopath uses manual therapy techniques and prescriptive exercise to reduce knee pain, improve mobility and stabilise the knee. The treatment plan is bespoke and tailored to your individual needs.

What can cause knee pain?

Myopathy – either muscle strains or muscle microtears of the hamstrings, quadriceps, peroneals and adductors

Bursitis – inflammed sacs of fluids around the knee.

Tendinopathies – either strained tendons or microtears in the tendon

Cartilage damage

Ligament sprains or tear

Fracture or brken femur or tibia

Medical Conditions that can cause knee pain?

Osteoarthritis –  wear-and-tear arthritis, is a condition in which the natural cushioning between joints — cartilage — wears away. When this happens, the bones of the joints rub more closely against one another with less of the shock-absorbing benefits of cartilage. The rubbing results in pain, swelling, stiffness, decreased ability to move and, sometimes, the formation of bone spurs.

Rheumatoid Arthritis – An inflammatory and immunological condition that can affect more than one joint at a time. Tends to occur more in women than men.

Osgood-schlatters disease – is inflammation of the patellar ligament at the tibial tuberosity. It is characterized by a painful bump just below the knee that is worse with activity and better with rest. It’s a developmental condition that tends to occur in young boys that often do alot of activities and sports

Gout – a form of inflammatory arthritis characterized by recurrent attacks of a red, tender, hot, and swollen joint. Pain typically comes on rapidly in less than twelve hours. The joint at the base of the big toe. Gout is due to elevated levels of uric acid in the blood. This occurs due to a combination of diet and genetic factors.

How Can We Help?

If the pain has a musculoskeletal origin or cause, then we can provide manual therapy treatment to help reduce the pain severity and improve joint mobility.

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