Knee pain can be due to many things, including wear and tear on the surfaces of the joint itself; strains on the muscles which surround the knee and help it to move; problems with the kneecap due to muscular imbalance and referred pain from the back, pelvis, hip or ankle. Chiropractors treat knee pain using a package of care that may include manual therapies, acupuncture, exercise prescription and onward referral when indicated
The Chelmsford Chiropractic Clinic has a state of the art digital x-ray system on-site or easy referral for private MRI should we need to carry out further investigation.
*In accordance with Bronfort et al. chiropractic & osteopathy 2010, 18:3: manual therapy (which may include spinal manipulation, mobilsation or massage) has shown moderate or high quality evidence for knee osteoarthritis.