The knee is one of the largest joints in the body and is often put under excessive strain. Because of this, knee injuries are some of the most common joint problems treated. The orthopaedic knee specialists at Capital Orthopaedics offer conservative treatments or surgical procedures – such as minimally invasive knee arthroscopy, knee cartilage repair and knee replacement. These methods are used to treat knee pain and lack of mobility caused by high-intensity activities, overuse and disease.
The knee is composed of bones, tendons, ligaments, cartilage and fluid sacs that work together to carry your body weight while you stand or move. Knee injuries are common in athletes, but knee pain can also be caused from overuse and degenerative conditions.
While not all sources of knee pain can be avoided, there are things you can do to help prevent chronic pain. These include:
If you are suffering from joint or tissue pain, call the offices of Capital Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine today or use the convenient online tool to request an appointment.