How to Find Treatment for Runner’s Knee Pain in NYC

52302264_sIf your minor knee pain has turned into a long term problem, it’s time to reach out to the Multidisciplinary Therapeutic Team at spine_and_sports_medicine. The knee is the largest joint supporting in the body. You should not neglect your knee pain any longer. If you do, your knee pain may very well worsen and lead to permanent damage.

What is Runner’s Knee?

You don’t have to be a runner to suffer from Runner’s Knee – patellofemoral syndrome. A popping or grinding sensation may be felt and heard in your knee. This is the most common symptom of Runner’s Knee. Runner’s Knee is a term used to describe swelling around the knee coupled with pain.

Some activities associated with Runner’s Knee:

  • Bending knee while walking
  • Walking up or down steps or hills
  • Squatting or kneeling
  • Rising from a chair

Most people have experienced minor knee pain from:

  • Everyday wear and tear
  • Awkward movements or pivots or sudden twists
  • Overuse in work-related tasks or home projects
  • Injury during sports or recreational activities
  • Sudden injury – trauma, falls, collisions
  • Underlying condition: arthritis, bursitis, tendonitis, gout
  • Sprain, strain, or dislocation of the kneecap
  • Hip injury

Multidisciplinary Sports Medicine Treatment

The celebrated Multidisciplinary Sports Medicine Team at spine_and_sports_medicine work together to treat a vast array of sports injuries. We design sports medicine programs for athletes with the goal of promoting a fast and cost-effective path to complete and permanent recovery.

The common goal of knee pain treatment is to break the inflammation cycle and strengthen the joint. When the underlying cause of inflammation is not resolved, the knee may suffer additional injury causing permanent damage.

Our Multidisciplinary Approach to sports medicine encompasses:

State-of-the-Art Sports Medicine

Advanced high tech/high touch exercises will increase your athletic:

  • Strength
  • Coordination
  • Balance
  • Flexibility
  • Circulation
  • Performance

Other sports medicine therapies include:

  • Hydrotherapy
  • Ultrasound
  • Electrical stimulation
  • Medical massage
  • Acupuncture

Our Doctors of Sports Medicine licensing, training, and clinical experience covers:

  • Biomechanics
  • Neuroscience
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Anatomy

One-Stop Sports Medicine Center

spine_and_sports_medicine is a multidisciplinary therapeutic center providing complete sports medicine services within one convenient Midtown Manhattan location. Our cutting edge facility invites patients into a first class, spa-like environment with warm and inviting décor.

We offer a vast array of appointment availability at a time convenient for you.

  • 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday
  • Off-hours for scheduling appointments
  • Selected evenings appointments throughout the work week
  • Mornings or afternoons on Saturdays

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