Knee Pain

June 30, 2014

 

Knee Pain

 

Have you been suffering from knee pain?  Knee pain is a common complaint that affects people of all ages.  Knee pain may be the result of an injury, such as a ruptured ligament or torn cartilage.  Medical conditions including arthritis, gout and infections also can cause knee pain.  Many types of minor knee pain respond well to self-care measures including Massage and Physical therapy and knee braces also can help relieve knee pain.  In some cases, however, your knee may require surgical repair.

 

If you live in Somerville, Bridgewater, Raritan, Branchburg, Hillsborough or Flemington and you are suffering from Knee Pain, massage therapy may help alleviate your pain.

 

Knee Pain

 

 

The knees are responsible in carrying a lot of weight. That is why knee pain is fairly common.  Knee pain can make doing activity very difficult. However, knee pain also emanates from the tissue and muscles surrounding the knee.

 

Fortunately, knee massage for knee pain can be employed to relieve the discomfort. Petrissage is the ideal massage technique that can be used in addressing knee pain.  This technique is manifested by rolling, squeezing, wringing and picking up.  A visit to a qualified Massage Therapist is often a good first step to identify which method of massage for your knee pain will be most helpful.

 

Another technique that your Massage Therapist may choose to use is the deep friction massage in which they will utilize the tips of their middle fingers in massaging the muscle outside the knee.   They may  also massage below the knee and the way down through the inner leg and carry on the deep friction massage at the back of the knee that ends up in encircling the knee.

 

If you live in Somerville NJ, Branchburg NJ, Bridgewater NJ, Manville NJ, Raritan NJ, Flemington NJ  or Hillsborough NJ and you suffer from Lower Back Pain, Exhale Massage Therapy can help.  Give us a call (908) 963-1512 or email us.

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