Gentle Stretches for Treating Knee Pain

Although knee pain can have many causes, one of its universal issues is that treatment can be even more painful than the underlying problem.

Most people who have engaged in vigorous physical therapy for knee pain due to a torn ACL, MCL, or meniscus, know the particular agony of exercising a joint that is already inflamed. Yet these patients find themselves in a Catch-22, because doing nothing can cause the joint to stiffen up and heal improperly.

The Today Show recently published a video that could help. It covers the basic of some very gentle knee stretches that you can do at home, without unnecessary exertion or extended cool-down routines:

The American Orthopedic Sports Medicine Center (AOSM) offers the most modern and minimally painful therapy for chronic knee pain in the San Diego area. Please contact the offices today for an appointment.