At MRA Podiatry and Orthotics we can offer a vast array of treatments for many types of knee pain. Knee pain is one of the most common causes of people to stop exercising or stop doing their daily activities. There are many different pathologies that can cause knees pain some of which include: osteoarthritis, patella tracking problems, meniscus or cartilage tears, collateral ligament sprains and one of the most common pathologies is patella-femoral joint pain syndrome.
As the feet and the knees are connected through the kinetic chain in the gait cycle, an abnormality in the knee and cause pain in the feet and an abnormality in the foot biomechanics can cause pain in the knees. An example of this is if a patient has a flat or over pronated foot, this abnormality cause the knee to come out of alignment and therefore can be the cause of significant knee pain.
At MRA Podiatry and Orthotics we will perform our 5 step assessment which is one of the best podiatric assessments n Melbourne to determine what is causing your knee pain and come up with some of the best treatments for you. Some of the treatments that can be offered for knee pain include: custom foot orthotics, generic over the counter foot orthotics, rehabilitation programs including strengthening and stretching exercises, manipulation and mobilisation of the knee and also splints and braes for the knee are available. As we prided ourselves on top quality patient care, if you are not satisfied with our knee pain treatment given to you we shall address your concerns free of charge.
Some of these treatments include:
- Rehabilitation programs
- Ultrasound therapies
- Massage therapies
If you are experiencing knee pain please call for an appointment or book online.