Knee pain is very common. There are many reasons can cause knee pain. Sprain/strain is the most common seen reason for young people, especially 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 Osteoma Lacia
- 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. Inflammation and adhesion of the tendons and ligaments on the attachment of the bone surface, irritate the nerve endings to cause 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 relief. But they usually do not eliminate the inflammation and adhesion and so they do not cure the knee pain. Many people even go with surgery, surgery does fix the inflammation and adhesive either, 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 inflamed tendons and ligament, which activate the body’s healing process, your body heal the trauma from the acupuncture needle and also eliminate the inflammation and adhesion of the tendons and ligaments and so acupuncture can actually 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 no cartilage left between the bones. This is not true, because either cartilage or 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.
Because the structure around the knees is quite complicated, there are many tendons and ligaments attach the knee, it requires the acupuncturist to the anatomy very well to the best result from acupuncture.
If you have knee pain, you should schedule a consultation 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.