Knee injuries are common and are often caused by strain, trauma, and poor posture. Knee problems due to misaligned joints in the back, ankle, or foot can be recurring if the true cause of injury goes undetected. Symptoms may include pain (of course), swelling, stiffness, locking of the knee, and the knee’s inability to support weight.
Your chiropractor will start by taking your medical history and conducting a thorough examination of the knee and other areas which may be affecting the knee, such as the back, pelvis, and ankle.
Treatments will vary according to the diagnosis, but will likely include the following:
Dr. Craig McGiffin can help you overcome your knee pain. Dr. Craig has years of experience treating all manner of joint and spine ailments. His Outer Banks chiropractic clinic is home to the Class 4 M6 Cold Laser, the cutting edge of chiropractic treatment.