Knee Injury Treatment
At Muscle Joint Bone Clinic, Your Body Matters.
Learn The Symptoms & Treatment Options
Whether its falls and collisions, gradual wear and tear, accidents or sudden and awkward moments, can result in a range of knee and the structures that support it. The most common knee injuries are bruises, cartilage tears, arthritis, damaged ligaments and tendonitis. Among athlete’s knee injuries are the leading cause of long-term disability.
Although mild knee injuries can heal themselves, prompt medical attention of any knee injury increases the chances of a full recovery. All knee injuries should be checked by a doctor or physiotherapist and the sooner the better.
The team at Muscle Joint Bone Clinic will devise a knee injury treatment plan for your, which can help reduce pain, show you exercises to increase your mobility and strength, and provide you with a long term prevention solution.
Treatment for knee injuries will depend on the severity of the tear. If the ligament is completely torn, surgery may be necessary. The following knee injury treatment options may be used for less serious knee injuries:
Treatment Options For Simple Knee Injuries:
- Rest, ice, compression, elevation
- Isometric holds
- Muscle strengthening
- Corrective exercises
- Proprioceptive exercises
- Dry needling
- Soft tissue mobilisations
If you have a knee injury, please call us and make an appointment to see one of our our experienced practitioners.
All of Muscle Joint Bone Clinic’s, our practitioners are government registered healthcare professionals. For more information on how a we can help you, or to book an appointment contact us on (03) 9715 0582.
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