Knee Pain Treatment in New Jersey
Patellofemoral pain is a common knee problem that can affect one or both knees. The exact cause is unknown. However, it is a common among runners and high-impact athletics such as running and jumping.
If you have this condition, you feel pain under and around your kneecap. The pain can get worse when you are active or when you sit for a long time.
Signs and Symptoms:
- Pain with stair climbing and especially going down the stairs
- Pain with prolonged sitting (watching a movie, riding on an airplane)
- Extreme pain when squatting and kneeling
Treatment options include rest, ice, medications, physical therapy, taping, knee sleeve and, in severe cases, surgery.
Our expertise in sports Medicine has given us the privilege and honor of serving as the team Podiatrists for the New York Jets Professional Football team.
With our experience and training in sports medicine, we have the ability to make a rapid and accurate diagnosis and then offer a full spectrum of the latest and most effective treatment options, including non-surgical and surgical approaches.
We know how and when to incorporate rehabilitation, orthotics, shoes, and surgery into the treatment regimen. We understand when an athlete has the ability to return to their sport.
Advanced pain management
Our doctors use advanced pain management techniques to minimize post-operative discomfort. On a scale of ten, most of our patients report a pain level of 2 or less following surgery.
Personalized treatment plan
We treat our patients “as if they were family” and you will receive your surgeon’s full attention before, during and after your procedure. We can even arrange for a patient who has had a similar procedure to share information with you in advance, to give you a well-rounded view of what you might expect during your own procedure and recovery.