Knee and ankle pain are very common conditions. Common causes are the incorrect biomechanics of the foot, flat feet, incorrect foot wear and high heels causing extra strain on the knee joint and surrounding soft tissues. Being both weight bearing joints the chances of injury are greater. Advanced Chiropractic knowledge of biomechanics, joint structure and muscles allow the Chiropractor to help many patients with knee and ankle pain.
Understanding what is causing your knee pain must be understood in the context of the pain. How old are you? Was there a traumatic event? Where is the pain located? Did the symptoms develop immediately or over time? Once these questions are answered, you can begin to investigate the symptoms. Putting the symptoms together with the history often leads to a diagnosis. The following are some of the common knee symptoms.