Knee injuries in Mississauga, ON can result from an acute excessive movement or can occur from repeated overuse that results in inflammation.
The largest joints in your body are your knees, and of all of them, these are the ones that are most commonly injured. Since your knees are made up of so many components, knee injuries can be complicated to treat. It takes an understanding of what is the problem, whether in the bone itself or the cartilage, tendons or ligaments. At Heal Sports Medicine in Mississauga, ON, our team of specialists will get to the cause of your pain and discomfort and tailor your treatment accordingly.
There are many different types of knee injuries ranging from a sprain to something more serious. Even a sprain can range from mild first degree to severe third degree. A mild sprain is when the ligament has been stretched more than it likes, yet there hasn’t been any tearing. Second degree sprains involve some tearing, but the ligament is still together. If the ligament is completely disrupted, then the sprain is classified as third degree.
Knee injuries can result from an acute excessive movement or can occur from repeated overuse that results in inflammation. There may be swelling, although this is not always the case. Sometimes you can put weight on the knee, albeit with some discomfort, and other times standing and walking create too much pain to do. Some types of knee injuries only result in discomfort when climbing or descending on stairs.
If you are experiencing pain in one or both of your knees, we welcome you to give us a call. We carefully diagnose knee injuries and develop a treatment plan that will relieve your knee pain and resolve the cause. Furthermore, if you are an athlete and want to know more about ways to keep your knees in ultimate health to avoid knee injuries, let us know.