Treating knee pain is the most common condition we see at OrthoRegen®. When a knee injury occurs, many people seek an alternative to surgery. Regenerative Orthopedics is an effective non-surgical option for both symptom relief and repair. At OrthoRegen®, we’re leaders in the field of Regenerative Orthopedics and have seen thousands of patients overcome knee pain and injury.
Are you suffering from knee pain due to a meniscus or ACL injury? Have you struggled with arthritis pain for way too long? Regenerative Orthopedics, including Stem Cells, PRP, and Prolotherapy, is the ideal treatment solution for all of these conditions.
Whether your knee pain is the result of an acute injury, a fall, an accident, or pain that developed over time, Regenerative Orthopedics can help.
We understand how crucial the knee is to everyday life. Of course it is, we need our knees just to walk. Knee function is at the center of life, and we all need and want our knees to function well! When they don’t, we are prevented from doing many of the activities we want and need to do!
Many conventional treatments, like pain medications and cortisone injections, only chase the symptoms. These treatments do not actually repair the problem. And some of them can do more harm than good. That’s why many people seek an alternative option.
Surgery is oftentimes not necessary for those with knee pain. And it is important to keep in mind, that research has shown poor outcomes of some knee surgeries, especially for meniscus injuries. The medical journal Cureus says, “outcomes after an arthroscopic partial meniscectomy are no better than the outcomes after a sham/placebo surgery.” They also note that “regenerative medicine appears to be the way forward.”1
Why cut, trim, and remove a part of your knee joint, when it can be treated and repaired without surgery? Always seek out an alternative to surgery. Regenerative Orthopedics is often the solution.
First, we need to take a look at the anatomy of the knee. The knee begins at the lower end of the thigh bone (femur), which rotates on the shin’s upper end (tibia). The knee cap, or patella, slides in a groove on the end of the femur. In order to maintain the stability of the knee, there are large ligaments that attach the femur to the tibia. These ligaments are primary stabilizers.
When those ligaments needed for stability become injured, the knee begins to move abnormally. With that abnormal movement, wear and tear begin to occur to the rest of the knee structures. If this abnormal joint motion goes unresolved, arthritis will develop.
For example, if you are experiencing minor pain, clicking, giving way, or ‘trick knee,’ you may be feeling the first symptoms of arthritis. You may recall the initial injury that started this cycle, especially if the injury happened weeks or months ago. Or maybe you have an old sports injury that you know started the process. But there may have even been an injury you don’t recall. Either way, the wear and tear from the abnormal joint motion is catching up to you and causing pain or symptoms. Arthritis can begin in people as early as thirty years of age. And this can progress for years before symptoms appear.
Arthritis is the most common cause of chronic knee pain. Additionally, there are many other conditions that cause knee pain. Various sports injuries, bursitis, tendonitis, degenerative joint disease, Runner’s Knee, and chondromalacia patellae are some of the reasons people seek help for knee pain. And as we said earlier, as years go by, and with wear and tear, the smooth and resilient cartilage on our long bones’ ends wears down, and we become faced with arthritic symptoms.
Regenerative Orthopedics is a successful non-surgical solution for all of these knee pain conditions. Don’t wait. If you are suffering from knee pain, call us today. We are more than happy to help you resolve your pain and get you back to what you love with improved knee function.
1Bhan K. Meniscal Tears: Current Understanding, Diagnosis, and Management. Cureus. 2020;12(6):e8590.