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How can Chiropractic help treat knee pain?

More than 100 million people in the U.S. suffer from chronic knee pain which is now the second most common type of chronic pain. Knee pain can be caused by arthritis, old injuries, obesity, incorrect mechanics and inflammation. A detailed history and orthopedic evaluation helps Dr. Dawn to specifically target the cause of pain, not just treat the symptoms. Knees can be adjusted and other therapies such as cryotherapy, electrical muscle stimulation, ultrasound and physical rehabilitation can help to significantly decrease pain and discomfort. As a multi-disciplinary office, we also offer a series of knee joint injections that can reduce pain and inflammation and help to maintain some cushion in the knee in order to make everyday activities much more comfortable. Also, Dr. Dawn can provide nutritional counseling because, according to research, losing 10-15 lbs can decrease knee pain more than 50%. Let us give you the opportunity to decrease your pain and increase your activity just in time for the spring and summer!

Rachel Samlall