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Knee Pain

End Your Knee Pain, Naturally – Without Surgeries, Pain Pills Or Steroid Injections”

You're a little snookered without two good, working knees, right? (Unless you sit or lie down all day). But if you want to go to work, run, walk, disco dance, and enjoy life, it goes without saying that you need your knees to be healthy, strong, and pain-free.

Our knees support us in everything we do. That’s why they're so susceptible to damage and why we treat so many patients with sore knees at Focus Physical Therapy. Every twist, turn, sporting collision, or sidewalk-pounding impact takes its toll on our knees. Luckily, our knees are built for this – stretching, extending, bending, pivoting, quietly taking the hit, and cushioning the impact.

But when we take them for granted and overuse them. Suffer sporting injuries, or run into chain issues in the body (like foot or heel issues). Our knees begin to show signs of wear and tear and alert us through pain signals – their version of a warning light - that everything is NOT ok under the hood.

Has one of your knees switched on the warning light?

We know how miserable it is to have painful knees – and how it limits what you can do. Hiking the Rock Bridge Trail, playing sports, or summer beach days are all off the table because you're in so much pain. But, unfortunately, it just won't let up – no matter what you do.

Every step has you clutching your knees and looking for the nearest seat.

Sometimes, it feels like your knee will give way altogether – or it pops, cracks, or grinds every time you move it. Your pain could be a dull ache right through the center or pain in a specific area – such as pain in the back of the knee or down one side into your calf muscle. Perhaps you can't put your finger on what is wrong or where the pain is coming from, but it feels weak and "not quite right."

Don’t worry. You’re not alone. KNEE PAIN is one of the most common pain problems we see at Focus Physical Therapy. But, things can only (and will) get better. We help patients just like you beat knee pain all the time.

All these patients ask us the same questions:

Why Me?”...

“Why Do I Still Have Knee Pain After 6 Months?”...

or

“Why Hasn’t It Gone Away?”

We get it. It’s tempting to ignore Knee Pain and hope and pray it'll go away. But guess what? It rarely does. It gets much, much worse most of the time – to the point where you eventually need surgery or a total knee replacement because the daily pain gets so bad. In our experience, the sooner you treat knee pain, the better.

Have you had Knee Pain for seven days or more?

You've probably already seen a medical doctor if you answered yes to this question. Right? But they sent you away with a prescription for Advil, rest, and more days off work, along with a half-hearted invitation to come back and see them if things don’t improve.

In fact, you’ve probably already been back to see your MD because you’re STILL in pain, and they gave you an even stronger prescription for pain pills and more unhelpful advice to rest and take it easy. Except you can't take it easy because your knees hurt, and you want your life back – the life you loved before the pain started.

Does that sound about right?

As Physical Therapists who successfully treat Knee Pain every day, we find this scenario incredibly frustrating. We know that you don't have to waste your life in pain –popping pain pills to get through the day - suffering the negative health consequences. There is so much more we can do. Don’t wait. This advice is counter-productive and can lead to more severe problems further down the line.

But Why Am I Still in Pain?

There are so many potential reasons why your knee pain is lasting so long. But the most important thing we want to say is don't look to the internet or your friends and relatives for a diagnosis. So many people online and in our social circles like to offer unsolicited medical advice. But, in most cases, it isn't credible – sometimes even dangerous, and it's usually based on their experience, not your specific set of symptoms and medical history.

You’re probably jumping to conclusions yourself about the source of your Knee Pain – especially if it isn't something obvious like an injury. You're blaming yourself – for that time, you twisted it or felt a twinge and didn’t get it checked out. Or maybe it’s just your age, right?

But the actual cause could be inflamed muscles and ligaments that developed gradually over time due to overuse or because of your sedentary job and tight quadriceps muscles. We help you find the root cause – so you can stop guessing.

Are you still wondering why your knee pain is lasting so long?

Here are Our Top 6 Reasons Why Your Knee Still Hurts:

  • You ignored it and hoped it would get better. Nope, it got worse.
  • You followed your MD's advice to "rest and take Advil." Now, you have a stomachache from the pills, and the bed rest made your leg muscles even stiffer.
  • Your old Aunt, work buddy, or a well-meaning healthcare professional said, “it's natural for everything to hurt when you get older." So, you sucked it up and got on with it as best you could.
  • You tried generic leg-strengthening exercises you found on YouTube. But they didn't help, and your knee pain worsened.
  • You tried yoga, Pilates, and foam rolling. But all they did was leave a big dent in your checking account - providing only mild pain relief and muscle relaxation that lasted about 20-30 minutes.
  • You tried herbal muscle rubs, ice packs, heating pads, knee supports, and magnesium spray. But you got a rash, ruined your bedsheets, AND lost hundreds of dollars.

Do any of those sound familiar? If so, you’re a perfect candidate for physical therapy, and it's likely we can make a positive difference to your symptoms and get you out of pain quickly. So, why not start with a free call with one of our knee specialists? Chat through your knee issues and get some advice on what to do and where to turn next. We can help you. 

Just click the link to book your complimentary call with one of the Focus Physical Therapy Team. Don’t worry. There is zero financial investment required on your part and absolutely no obligation to book treatment after the call. We’re just here to connect you with the help you need.

But What Can I Do To Ease My Knee Pain Now?

If you want instant advice on what to do to ease your knee pain, here are the action steps we recommend:

  • First up, make a promise to yourself to get help. It's not going to get better on its own, so don't wait another six months– things could be much worse by then. You’ll wish you got it fixed sooner. Instead, commit now to booking a Free Consultation with us to find the root cause of your pain.
  • Next (if your knee pain is mild enough to do so), we recommend you start a daily practice of therapeutic stretching exercises. However, it’s no good just picking a video on YouTube. You need to do the right exercises for your specific complaint, your current mobility level, and your presenting set of symptoms. For that, you need an evaluation by a physical therapist so they can prescribe a set of exercises for you – to prevent further injury or a worsening of your symptoms.
  • Get movingOne of the worst things you can do for knee pain or other chronic pain is to be inactive. If you don't regularly move throughout the day, all your muscles and fascia (connective tissues) become stiff and rigid, worsening the pain. So instead, take a daily 30-minute walk outdoors. Keep your body moving and ensure that detoxifying and anti-inflammatory blood and oxygen flow freely to your knee and the rest of your body.
  • Get Physical Therapythe standout and scientifically-proven way to treat knee pain is with physical therapy. We help you reduce pain and improve the movement and function of your hips, knees, and body. So you can feel fitter, more fluid, and able to get back to sports, socializing, and whatever else you love doing.

So, what are you waiting for? If you would like to learn more about how the Focus Physical Therapy team can help you get out of pain quickly and leave you feeling better than you have in years, we recommend you come visit us at one of our Louisville clinics for a 100% free Knee Pain Consultation.

Don't forget. There is no hard-sell afterward. We're not here for that. We just want to connect you with the right help for your knee pain. If that's us, great. We're more than happy to refer you to the right specialist if it's not. But we're confident we'll be able to help you and find the root cause of your knee pain, often within 20 minutes.

How We Get Rid of Your Knee Pain

When you choose physical therapy at Focus Physical Therapy, this is what you get:

  • First, we quickly identify the source of your pain and explain how we'll fix it.
  • We know you probably haven’t been sleeping and that the pain has been stealing your energy. But as early as after your first session, you can look forward to sleeping soundly through the night again.
  • We don't just fix the problem and send you on your way. Instead, we educate you on posture and therapeutic exercises to do at home to prevent the problem from reoccurring in the future.
  • We help you ditch the health-sabotaging pain pills by treating the root cause of your knee pain. We don’t just mask the symptoms. We fix the problem at the source.
  • We keep you off the surgeon's table and prevent you from ever needing invasive treatment, opioid painkillers, or painful injections.
  • We also keep you out of the doctor’s office, so you don’t need to keep going back for prescription meds. You won’t need them anymore.
  • We help you get your life back without canceling plans because your knee hurts again. Instead, you'll be the one making plans.

Are you ready to say goodbye to knee pain?

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“Find Out How People Just Like You, Came to Focus Physical Therapy - and Left Happier and Much Healthier!”

Please enjoy watching stories of other people with knee and other pain just like you who came to see the physical therapy team at Focus Physical Therapy - and left much healthier and happier:

Holly

Holly

Knee Pain

He always wants to make sure you're where you want to be and doing what you want to be doing. That's been the biggest things for me. He gets just as much excitement from seeing you improve as you do. He truly, truly cares.

Jay

Jay

Shin Splints Plantar Fasciitis

I enjoyed the flexibility and hands-on approach [at Focus]. I really appreciated how professional the team was, but more importantly I appreciated how quickly they were able to identify what the issue was and get to work.

Erin

Erin

Plantar Fasciitis

They've given me the ability to exercise and focus on myself and make sure that my body is in the best shape that it can be as far as function and motor goes. It’s probably one of the greatest gifts. Having to operate in pain is not fun and they help take that away.