Knee Pain

Knee Pain Specialist in Raleigh, NC

Knee pain is a common problem that can occur in people of all ages and activity levels. Pain may be severe and sudden due to an injury or isolated overuse. Pain may also start gradually and continue to get worse. Many knee pain issues can become chronic and cause long term medical conditions down the road. The knee is particularly susceptible to injury because it supports the full weight of your body during physical activity. Running, jumping, lifting and any other additional forces placed on the body also are supported by the knees. The board-certified orthopedists at Wake Nonsurgical Ortho & Sports Medicine provide comprehensive testing and treatment for knee injuries in Raleigh. Learn more about your treatment options and call (919) 719-2270 or schedule your appointment online today!

What Causes Knee Pain?

There are many different causes of knee pain. The integral part the knees play in human activity leaves them open to various stresses. Knee pain causes can stem from overuse, trauma, general physical development and poor nutrition. Here are some of the more common causes of knee pain:

Non-surgical Knee Pain Treatment

Surgery is NOT always the answer.  There are NONSURGICAL options available!   Millions of people suffer from knee pain in this country, and many of them have been told that they need an immediate knee replacement. While it is true that some people might indeed need surgery, MOST patients have not tried all of the nonsurgical knee pain relief treatments that are available. In fact, a lot of patients are scared of surgery, and are looking for alternative treatments but they are unsure of where to go.  Some knee conditions can be treated with correct general recovery practices such as rest, ice, compression and elevation. However, some knee pain issues may need more intensive treatment. At Wake Nonsurgical Ortho & Sports Medicine in Raleigh, NC, our treatments are focused on providing patients with the most advanced and precise nonsurgical treatments as possible. These nonsurgical treatments are minimally invasive, yet highly effective methods of relieving knee pain.

When to Contact an Orthopedic Specialist?

When you have knee pain, it may be difficult to determine what the next step to relieve the pain is. Your pain may be severe and subside momentarily or you may be dealing with chronic debilitating pain. Here are some good guidelines to determine whether you should contact an orthopedic specialist:
  • You can’t put weight on your knee
  • Severe pain when knee isn’t in use
  • Knee is misshapen or deformed
  • Swelling, numbness, tingling
  • Warmth and soreness around the knee
  • Pain after a week of general recovery practices
If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, contact us at our Raleigh, NC location today. Talking with our orthopedic specialist will allow you to ask any questions and become more familiar with each knee pain treatment option.

Schedule Appointment for Non-Surgical Knee Pain Treatment in Raleigh, NC

Dr. Matthew Kanaan, specializes in providing non-surgical treatments for patients suffering from knee pain in Raleigh, NC. Call our nonsurgical orthopedic clinic today at (919) 719-2270 to discover how you can experience pain relief without the risk of surgery.

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3237 Blue Ridge Rd.

Raleigh, NC 27612

Phone: (919) 719-2270

Mon-Fri: 8 am- 3pm

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