Your knees do so much more than help you walk, and you might not even realize it until you have knee pain or an injury. At Manhattan Orthopedics, with locations in Midtown Manhattan, Brooklyn and Astoria in New York, expert orthopedic surgeon Craig H. Dushey, MD, offers quality treatments to alleviate your pain and assist your body’s natural healing process, including platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy, viscosupplementation, lifestyle changes, and knee arthroscopy. Dr. Dushey devises personalized treatment plans and spends time getting to the root cause of your knee pain. Book your consultation online or call your nearest New York City office today.
Any of the anatomical structures in your knee can play a role in your knee pain, including the:
One or more compromised structures in your knee can cause widespread pain and dysfunction throughout your knee.
You shouldn’t ignore signs of a knee injury since it can lead to abnormal gait, issues with posture, and pain in other places, like your lower back, hips, ankles, or feet. You should visit Dr. Dushey for a comprehensive evaluation if you’re dealing with signs of a knee injury, such as:
Some knee injuries or complications get worse or lead to long-term chronic pain and dysfunction if they aren’t treated properly.
If you have knee pain for more than a few days, you should have a professional evaluation with Dr. Dushey and explore the proven treatment options available at Manhattan Orthopedics.
Various conditions can affect the structures of your knee and result in knee pain, such as:
Depending on the location and type of pain you’re experiencing, such as sharpness, stiffness, or aching, Dr. Dushey works to identify the possible causes before diagnosing your issue and creating a personalized treatment plan.
To help you get relief from your knee pain and improve your knee functioning, Dr. Dushey might suggest:
Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy is an in-office procedure involving the use of platelets and growth factors derived from your own blood to accelerate healing.
Knee arthroscopy is a surgical technique designed to diagnose and treat problems with the knee joint, such as to remove a cyst or pieces of torn cartilage.
For Dr. Dushey, the goal is always to improve your health and wellness as efficiently and effectively as possible. If you’d like to find relief from your knee pain, call Manhattan Orthopedics or book an appointment online today.