The knee is crucial for support and movement and plays a key role in all activities of daily living. Due to its position in our body and the number of muscles attached to it, it allows us to sit, stand, walk, run, and jump. A healthy knee will make locomotion more efficient and reduce the energy required to move. There is a considerable amount of research on the knee due to the prevalence of knee pain and injuries. Studies show that early intervention and treatment will give you the best possible outcome.
Knee pain is common and can occur at any stage of life. It can originate from:
Several factors can contribute to your knee pain, such as:
If you have just suffered an injury to your knee (acute), your physiotherapist will assess your knee to determine if you need further investigations.
Your physiotherapist can advise you on managing your symptoms to settle your knee pain and optimize your recovery.
If you’ve had or are having surgery, your physiotherapist can guide you through pre-operative and post-operative rehabilitation to achieve the best possible outcome.
If your knee pain is persistent, your physiotherapist will address all the contributing factors and tailor a plan to help you manage your pain and return to what you love to do.
Treatment will be individualized and may include:
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At Body Sense, we offer supervised exercise classes in the morning and evening. We cater to all fitness and strength levels. We show you how to exercise safely and strengthen your body. This approach will allow you to self-manage any condition and prevent flare-ups. We help you regain strength and fitness for your job’s demands or be physically fit for your favourite sport.
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