Chiropractic for Knee Pain in Tacoma

Chiropractic for Knee Pain in Tacoma

Chiropractic for Knee Pain in Tacoma

The knee is one of the most used and complex joints in your body, so knee pain can be debilitating. Your knee is stabilized by ligaments, muscles and the joint structure, all of which work together to allow your knees to complete a wide range of motions, from sitting and walking to twisting. Because of the abuse put on the knees, damage can occur to the muscle, cartilage, the joint or a combination of these parts. If you are experiencing knee pain, it recommended that you seek treatment from your chiropractor in Tacoma as soon as possible to avoid the risk of even further damage.

The Symptoms of Knee Problems

Although the symptoms and the pain level may vary from one person to another, they typically include one or more of the following:

  • Instability (your knee gives way for no reason)
  • Inflammation of the joint
  • Discomfort while doing daily activities
  • Tenderness around the knee
  • A grinding feeling
  • Locking of the knee
  • A popping sound when walking
  • Stiffness
  • Pain in the knee and/or lower leg

Causes of Knee Pain

Knee pain is commonly caused by injury or age, which may include:

  • Osteoarthritis
  • Gout
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Tendonitis
  • Bursitis
  • Injuries can include a wide range of things, such as dislocation, injury to the cartilage or torn ligaments.

Treatment For Knee Pain

The treatment plan provided by your chiropractor in Tacoma will be designed specifically for your pain and the cause of the pain. There is a range of chiropractic treatment options available which may include:

  • Exercise-an exercise program can help to improve the strength, stability, and endurance of your knee as well as help to improve your balance and the joint position.
  • Heat and cold therapy-this type of treatment can help to reduce the inflammation, pain and muscle spasms.
  • Deep soft tissue massage, which can help to relax the muscles and ease the pain
  • Chiropractic manipulation techniques to the areas of restricted movement in the knee and the surrounding joints will help to increase movement, improve function and reduce pain.

It is recommended that if you are experiencing knee pain that you rest the affected knee as often as possible and avoid overworking the knee.

If you are experiencing knee pain, contact Proctor Chiropractic as soon as possible to learn more information about the treatment options we have available to relieve your pain.


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8:00am - 12:00pm
2:00pm - 6:00pm

8:00am - 12:00pm
2:00pm - 5:00pm

8:00am - 12:00pm
2:00pm - 6:00pm

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Proctor Chiropractic
3901 6th Avenue
Tacoma, WA 98406
(253) 756-7500
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