Hip, Knee, & Ankle Pain
Chiropractic Solutions for Hip, Knee, and Ankle Issues
Frequent complaints of lower extremity pain spanning from the hips to the knees and ankles bring many patients to our clinic. Such discomfort is widespread in the United States, with nearly 7 million U.S. adults having undergone hip or knee replacements as of 2015. Before considering invasive and costly surgery, it's essential to explore more conservative approaches, including chiropractic care.
Common Lower Extremity Pain and Conditions
Issues affecting the lower extremities of the body typically involve the complex interplay of soft and hard tissues in the hips, knees, and ankles. These problems often stem from wear and tear, injuries, or overuse. The specific joints most commonly affected are the hips, knees, and ankles.
The hip joints are crucial for facilitating your range of motion. Injury or dysfunction in this area can result in pain of varying intensity, from sharp and acute to dull and persistent. Among the prevalent conditions and symptoms we encounter and address in our practice are:
Bursitis: Characterized by joint pain, inflammation, and swelling.
Sciatica: Nerve pain that radiates from the buttocks to the legs.
Strains: Inflammatory response affecting the hip area.
Arthritis: A degenerative joint condition causing discomfort.
The knee is a complex structure comprised of muscles, tendons, ligaments, and cartilage, making it one of the most commonly injured joints in the body. Pain and symptoms in this area can arise due to conditions such as:
Bursitis: Inflammation affecting the knee joint.
Runner's Knee: Pain experienced in the front and outer areas of the knee.
Tendonitis: Inflammation of the knee's tendons.
Degenerative Arthritis: Progressive joint degeneration.
Strains: Injuries to the ACL, MCL, or meniscus.
Foot and ankle discomfort often results from sprains and other issues such as:
Shin Splints: Pain radiating from the lower leg through the ankle and foot.
Achilles Tendonitis: Pain in the rear of the ankle and heel.
Plantar Fasciitis: Sharp heel pain.
Heel Spurs: Growth of bony protrusions.
Chiropractic Care for Lower Extremity Pain
If you're grappling with lower extremity pain, a chiropractor can assess the root cause and formulate a tailored treatment plan to address your specific needs. As musculoskeletal experts, chiropractic physicians employ a blend of chiropractic adjustments and therapeutic techniques aimed at restoring function, enhancing range of motion, and alleviating pain. Since each case varies, we recommend scheduling an examination with your chiropractor to determine the most suitable course of treatment.
Support with Bracing
When advised by your chiropractic physician, bracing can complement chiropractic care effectively and safely. Our clinics offer a range of bracing options designed to alleviate pressure, enhance stability, and relieve pain in joints such as the knee and ankle.
Discover the Potential of Chiropractic Care
Reach out to our dedicated team today to arrange a private consultation. We are committed to ensuring that everyone within our community can benefit from the transformative impact of comprehensive chiropractic care. If you're curious about chiropractic care or wish to explore our array of services, do not hesitate to contact us.
Don't let lower extremity discomfort impede your quality of life—experience the difference that comprehensive chiropractic care can make! Call us today!