Pain in the knee can not only make it difficult to walk and participate in day-to-day activities, but it can also be a sign of something more troubling underneath. Dr. Lavi offers knee pain diagnosis and treatment for patients in and around the Sherman Oaks, Rancho Cucamonga, Downey, and Arcadia area.
Knee pain is common amongst a lot of people, especially as they get older. The knee is made up of a complex structure, and because of this, knee pain can be localized to a specific area of the knee or painful throughout. Depending on the condition causing the pain, the knee pain can be combined with restrictive movement. Knee pain can be divided into three major categories: acute injury, medical conditions like arthritis, or chronic overuse. A thorough physical examination will usually establish the diagnosis of knee pain.
Some of the more frequent causes of knee pain include acute injuries like:
Dr. Lavi has extensive experience treating injuries involving the knee. Depending on the source of the pain, the treatment may include different options such as for:
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