Knee and leg pain overview
Knee and leg pain is an extremely common condition and a common reason someone will visit their chiropractor or physiotherapist. By far the most common causes of knee and leg pain that presents to our Balmain or Dee Why clinics repetitive stress injuries or acute sports injuries.
Repetitive stress injuries are caused when a movement, motion or activity is performed too much. This can include anything from playing soccer, running or simple aging. Acute injuries are caused by large forces that the knee and leg tissues cannot absorb and tolerate.
If you are experiencing ongoing knee or leg pain it is best to consult a chiropractor or physiotherapist with a clinical interest and experience in the diagnosis and treatment of knee and leg pain.
The key to getting the right treatment for your knee or leg problem is seeking help from a chiropractor or physiotherapist who knows the knee and leg well. At Sydney Spine & Sports Centre (S3C) we have a passion for fixing joint and muscle problems and the knee is of particular interest for us. We use evidence-based treatments to reduce knee pain and improve hip function. Our chiropractors and physiotherapists use the latest and highest standards in national and international guidelines to ensure you get the absolute best.
The following is a list of conditions that our chiropractors and physiotherapists in Balmain and Dee Why have put together to educate you about the knee and leg:
- Medial collateral ligament (MCL) Injury
- Medial meniscus tear
- Anterior cruciate ligament tear
- Iliotibial band syndrome
- Jumpers knee
- Osgood Schlatters disease
- Patellofemoral pain syndrome
- Lateral collateral ligament (LCL) injury
- Shin splints
- Calf pain
- Calf strain
- Achilles tendonitis
- Peroneal tendonitis