Whether you suffer from chronic knee pain due to arthritis or recently injured your knee playing a game of basketball, knee pain can keep you from doing the things you enjoy. The experienced orthopedic team at McKenna’s Orthopedics & Biologics, in Decatur and Trophy Club, Texas, specializes in nonsurgical and surgical treatment of knee pain offering stem cell therapy to help accelerate healing and reduce pain. For management of your knee pain from a team with cutting-edge orthopedic treatments, call the office today or book an appointment online.
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What are common causes of knee pain?
You may develop knee pain from any number of causes. Common causes of knee pain include:
- Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury
- Torn meniscus
- Dislocated knee
- Tendinitis or bursitis
You may also develop knee pain from foot or hip pain that alters your gait.
When should I see a doctor for my knee pain?
While you may be able to take care of mild knee pain at home, if your knee pain is severe, you need to schedule an appointment with the specialists at McKenna Orthopedics.
Other knee symptoms that require an evaluation include:
- Hearing or feeling a popping sensation before the knee pain started
- Unable to bear weight on the knee
- Decreased range of motion
- Obvious deformity
The specialists at McKenna Orthopedics conduct a comprehensive examination to identify the underlying cause of your knee pain. The examination may include a review of your symptoms, as well as your medical history and an evaluation of your knee. Diagnostic tests may also be recommended to confirm or rule out a diagnosis.
What treatments can improve my knee pain?
Treatment for your knee pain may depend on the underlying cause. The team at McKenna Orthopedics creates individualized treatment plans aimed at providing the most benefits to you. Your treatment may include:
- Over-the-counter pain medication
- Physical therapy
The team at McKenna Orthopedics specializes in the use of stem cell therapy and may recommend this cutting-edge therapy as a treatment for your knee pain.
How does stem cell therapy help knee pain?
The team at McKenna Orthopedics combines stem cells from your bone marrow with amniotic stem cells to create a treatment rich in growth factors and prostaglandins reducing inflammation and accelerating the regeneration of new, healthy tissue to stop your knee pain. The specialists offer both nonsurgical stem cell injections and stem cell enhanced surgery.
The team has successfully used stem cell therapy to treat a number of knee conditions, including:
- ACL sprains and tears
- Meniscus injury
- Patellofemoral syndrome
- Runner’s knee
The team may also recommend stem cell therapy after a knee replacement to improve the healing process.
Knee pain is a common problem that can develop from many causes. For management of your knee pain from a team that offers cutting-edge treatments to enhance healing, call McKenna Orthopedics today or book an appointment online.