Knee pain is very common. There are many reasons can cause knee pain. Sprain/strain is the most common seen reason for young people, specially if they do sports. For old people, knee pain is usually due to degeneration of the soft tissues and arthritis around the knees.
The following is list of the common causes of knee pain.
- Knee Joint Ankylosis
- Patellae Osteomalacia
- Lateral Collateral Ligament Injury
- Medial Collateral Ligament Injury
- Knee Traumatic Synovitis
- Infrapatellar Fat Pad Injury
- Patellar Ligament Injury
- Knee Joint Osteoarthritis
- Popliteal Fossa Cyst
- Infrapatellar Bursitis
- Fibular Nerve Pinch
- Superficial Peroneal Nerve Pinch
- Knee Joint Post-operative Kinetic Barriers
- Knee Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Fat Pad Injury
Over 90% of knee pain are soft tissue related. Inflommation and adhesion of the tendons and ligments on the attachment of the bone surface, irritate the nerve endings to casue the knee pain. Most people suffer from neck pain usually seek such medical services as physical therapy, pain medication, nerve block or chiropractic adjustment, and they usually have temporary pain releaf. But they usually do not elimiate the inflamation and adhension and so they do not cure the knee pain. Many people even go with surgery, surgery does fix the inflammation and adhensive eithere, so many people still have pain after surgery.
Acupuncture is probably the best solution for most people with knee pain, this is because acupuncture casuse super-micro trauma on the imflammed tendons and ligment, which activate the body’s healing process, your body heal the trauma from the acupounctur needle and also eliminate the inflommation and adhesion of the tendons and ligments and so acupuncture can acutually clinically cure the knee pain for most cases.
Many people are told by the orthopedic doctor that they have to do surgery to get rid of the know because there is little or not cartilage left between the bones. This is not true, becasue eigher artilages nor bones does have nerve endings, so you will be pain even if it is bone to bone in your knee. It is the inflammation of the tendons or ligaments around the knee irritate the nerve endings cause the pain.
Becasue the structure around the knees are quite complicated, there are many tendons and ligaments attach the knee, it requires the acupuncturist to the antomy very well to the best result from acupuncture.
If you have knee pain, you should schedule a free consulation with us, let us find out what is going on with you and we will let you know how we can help you with your problem.
My Knee Cartilage is Thin or There is None Left. Can Acupuncture Still Help?
Yes, with acupuncture, we have helped many patients with this problem. After treatment, their mobility of the knee joint is increased or even restored to normal. For some patients, knee replacement is postponed and/or avoided.