Adults frequently complain of knee pain, typically brought on by regular wear and tear from activities like walking, bending, standing, and lifting. Dr. Frank Marinkovich and his expert staff at Eastside Family Health Center in Kirkland, Washington uses a comprehensive and individualized strategy to treat the ailment and ensure a quick and complete recovery.
Extreme joint pain occurs when any external, environmental, or natural source damages the ligaments, tendons, bone, and cartilage that make up the knee joint.
The following symptoms may be present in the knee's afflicted area, depending on the underlying cause, such as tendonitis, fractures, ligament injuries, or any kind of arthritis:
We can precisely identify the issue location, analyze the situation, and choose the best course of action using these imaging tools, physical tests, and the medical expertise and understanding of our specialists at EFHC.
If you think you may have hurt your knee, rest immediately and administer ice to the damaged area.
1. PRP, prolotherapy, and other injections to help the affected area
2. Osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT) for conditions like tendonitis involves:
a.) Soft-tissue stretching (fascial release)
b.) Localized isometric contraction-relaxation (muscle energy)
c.) Positional or facilitative relaxation (counter strain and balanced ligamentous tension)
d.) Gentle techniques to balance motion in the skull (cranial osteopathy)
3. Vitamins, minerals, and nourishment are combined in IV infusion therapy to help strengthen the immune system and reduce pain and inflammation.
4. Physical rehabilitation in cases that need it, such as fracture, subluxation, or complete dislocation.