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Knee & Ankle Physiotherapy

As with back and neck conditions, a multidisciplinary approach involving healthcare professionals such as physicians, physical therapists, orthopedic surgeons, and sports medicine specialists may be necessary to effectively manage knee and ankle conditions. Treatment plans should be tailored to the individual needs and goals of the patient.

Treating conditions related to the knee and ankle also involves a variety of approaches, depending on the specific issue. Here are some common conditions and their treatments
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Meniscus Tears
  • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Tears
  • Ankle Sprains
  • Achilles Tendonitis or Tendon Rupture
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Patellar Tendonitis (Jumper's Knee)

Knee Pain and its Causes

Knee pain is the most common form of joint pain, found in a vast majority of people globally. Knee pain can arise from soft tissue injuries eg ligament sprains and muscle strains, bone conditions eg knee arthritis, Osgood Schlatters, and biomechanical dysfunction eg Patellofemoral syndrome. It may even be referred from your sciatica!

Here are few common conditions which most often cause knee pain:

  • Osteoarthritis
  • Patellofemoral pain syndrome
  • Patellar Tendinitis
  • Iliotibial band syndrome
  • Patella dislocation
  • Bursitis
  • Sports Injuries