The femur, tibia,fibula and patella. You might be thinking 'what are these words?' and 'what do they have in common?'. These are all components of the knee. The patella is actually your knee cap. It also protects your knee joint and is made up of hyaline cartilage. Cartilage in your knee is important for knee movement. Your thigh bone is called the femur and the tibia and fibula are the shine bones.
Did you know that knee problems develop over time?
Most people think that the problems just showed up on one particular day. There are many activities that you do that cause knee pain. Simple daily activities, such as bending down to pick up an object as well as getting into an auto accident can cause a knee injury and persistent knee pain. The wear and tear on your knee from your activities causes excess strain and will make the knee fail.
Do You Have Healthy Knees?
To find out if you have healthy knees it is important to think about these questions.
Do you have frequent knee pain?
Does your knee give out very quickly while walking or running?
Does your knee pop or get stuck on a daily basis?
Do you have swelling in your knee?
Answering yes to any of these questions means that your knee needs to be in a better condition. When you participate in activities and you experience knee pain during the activity, it is a serious sign. Any time your knee starts to get tight and you have difficulty bending it, chiropractic treatment is needed. Your chiropractor can help to reduce inflammation around the joints that are causing swelling. Chiropractic manipulation and mobilization techniques will help you get rid of knee pain. In addition, class 4 laser therapy is very effective in reducing knee pain. We have it! Getting your issues addressed about your knee pain will bring you great relief. It is good to know what the problem is, specifically to learn ways to prevent reoccurring injuries.
Functioning at your best is important. Do not hesitate to take care of your knees. You do not want to wait until a problem gets worse. Why live in pain for the rest of your life when you can consult with your local chiropractor to relieve your knee pain? There are various causes of knee pain, so find out your diagnosis today.
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