A knee therapy and treatment plan will depend upon the cause of the knee injury and pain. As a result, it is critical that you fully understand the nature of your injury and the symptoms before starting a therapy program. Normally, a treatment plan to reduce pain and restore function will focus on rest, ice and heat, compression, stretching, anti-inflammatory and stretching. Not all of these treatments are applicable to every knee injury, but expect some combination of these exercises to get you back onto the playing field. And, even still, you may need to wear a knee brace.

Knee Therapy: Sports’ Best Kept Secret

One of the most common questions that I’m asked is:  “With a sports-related injury, when do I use ice and when should I apply heat?” ICE THERAPY the best kept secret in sports medicine, period! All the fancy machines and cool rehab techniques may get all the hype.  But if you ask the elite athletes […]

Knee Therapy

A knee therapy and treatment plan will depend upon the cause of the knee injury and pain. As a result, it is critical that you fully understand the nature of your injury and the symptoms before starting a therapy program. Normally, a treatment plan to reduce pain and restore function will focus on rest, ice […]

Quad Strengthening to Prevent Knee Injuries

If you want to keep your knees happy, make your quadriceps (quads) a top priority.  The good news is this…the goal of having healthier and stronger quads may not be as difficult as you might think! Leg strengthening and preventative knee care are of great concern for today’s athletes. Knee injuries represent approximately 51% of […]