PATELLOFEMORAL SYNDROME (Runners Knee)
Overuse & overexertion injuries often lead to this condition. It can be a combination of patellar tendon strain, torn cartilage or a knee cap that is out of proper alignment. SOLE THERAPY will help your foot posture & hip control to fix this biomechanically.
A Baker’s Cyst is a pocket of fluid that forms a lump behind the knee. It is also called a popliteal cyst. Cyst formations are a very common symptom in knee arthritis. SOLE THERAPY can manage this with conservative treatments.
HAMSTRING & CALF INSERTION PAIN
Hamstring & calf complex insert behind the knee joint & can be a common cause of posterior knee pain. SOLE THERAPY will help the muscles to function properly & aid in the realignment to ease your knee pain.
KNEE CARTILAGE & MENISCUS PROBLEMS
Trauma to the knee cartilage or overexertion of the knee can tear the menisci. A torn meniscus will feel sharp pain in the affected knee, & the knee may begin to swell or lock up on movement. SOLE THERAPY can help improve the alignment of the knee & help decrease swelling & pain caused by this injury.
KNEE LIGAMENT INJURIES
Knee ligament sprains & tears are very common sports injuries, & can occur to the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), posterior cruciate ligament (PCL), & medial collateral ligament (MCL). SOLE THERAPY can help in preventing these injuries to avoid severe knee pain or possibly surgery.
Arthritis is a chronic degenerative condition that may require surgery if not managed with conservative therapy early. You may experience stiffness & swelling, & it may be hard to bend your knee or go up or down stairs. Seek SOLE THERAPY help if these symptoms occur.
GENU VARUM (Bow-leggedness)
Genu varum (also called bow-leggedness, bandiness, bandy-leg & tibia vara), is a varus deformity marked by (outward) bowing at the knee.
GENU VALGUM (Knock-Knee)
Genu Valgum, commonly called “knock-knee”, is a condition in which the knees angle in & touch each other when the legs are straightened.