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Do you have Knee Concerns?

Knee problems are very common, and they occur in people of all ages. This webpage contains general information about several knee problems. It includes descriptions and a diagrams of the different parts of the knee. Individual sections of the webpage describe knee concern sign and symptoms, knee diagnosis and treatment of specific types of knee injuries and conditions. Information on how to prevent these knee problems are also provided.

What does the Knee Do? How does the Knee Work?

The knee is the joint where the bones of the upper leg meet the bones of the lower leg, allowing hinge-like movement while providing stability and strength and stability are needed for standing and for motions like walking, running, crouching, jumping and turning.

Several kinds of supporting and moving parts, including bones, cartilage, muscles, ligaments and tendons, help the knees do their job. Each of these knee structures is subject to disease and injury. When a knee problem affects your ability to do things, it can have a big impact on your life. Knee problems can interfere with many things, from participation in sports to simply getting up from a chair and walking.

kneeWhat causes Knee problems?
What are the parts of the Knee?
How are Knee Problems diagnosed?
What Types of Exercise Are Best for Knee Problems?

What are my treatment options for a Knee Issue?

Chiropractic Options Offered at Fit for Life Wellness & Rehabilitation Centre: Dr. Luciano Di Loreto (Chiropractor) and his team of health therapists can help you rehabilitate your muscles after an elbow injury via both active exercises as well as passive treatments. Our extensive passive treatments include laser therapy (healing), ultrasound (healing), electrotherapy (pain), hot/cold therapy and soft tissue therapy. Treatments are usually booked two to three times per week for six to eight weeks. Full recovery varies from individual to individual.