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Knee Pain Treatment in Fulham | Fulham Osteopath

Common Causes Of Knee Pain

Knee pain affects many people, whether from a history of football or skiing, or wear and tear as the years go by. 
The main causes include:
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A traumatic event, like a car crash or skiing accident
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Moving awkwardly, perhaps feeling something click or “go” in the knee
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Not enough exercise, weakening reflexes and muscular support of the knee
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Injuries, traffic accidents, exercise routines or just having too much fun!
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Wear and tear as you get older, leading to inflammation and disturbance of your knee

Knee Pain Explained In Plain English

Knee pain affects our movement due to a combination of issues with your muscles, tendons, ligaments and nerves.

Knee pain ranges from an annoying niggle or click that comes and goes, to severe pain that can stop you walking.

Sometimes knee problems resolve with time, rest or exercise. More often the problem doesn’t get better properly and feels stiff, painful or vulnerable so you are afraid of getting back to normal activities. This is when a professional opinion and treatment is really helpful.

Untreated, these pains can go from short easy to fix problems, to long term and harder to fix problems. Nobody likes taking pain killers or contemplating surgery. It’s important to choose a treatment which is safe, effective and proven thousands of times over all over the world.

What Are The Major Causes Of Knee Pain?

We've already dealt with some of the common causes such as trauma and wear and tear. However, let’s dive in a little deeper to see which back conditions Osteopathic care provides a safe non surgical solution for:

Cartilage trouble

Knees have floating cartilage rings inside them that can get damaged or get out of place. Because they are attached to tissues near the surface, an Osteopath can free the cartilage and balance the knee again, often recovering freedom of movement.

Ligament Strain

Often following an accident, this needs support, good circulation and the rest of your body working properly to get better quickly. An Osteopath will diagnose the exact strain, and give you expert treatment and exercises if you need them.

Arthritis

The knee often suffers if the back or hips are out of balance, leading to uneven wear on the knee. The good news is that if the whole system is balanced, the knee stands the best chance for repair and recovery.

Bursitis

This can be very frustrating, and is due to abnormal strain around the knee from unbalance muscles and ligaments. Osteopathic treatment will balance and relax theses structures for you, getting you on the road to recovery fast.

How Does An Osteopath Treat Knee Pain?

An Osteopath will only use their hands and brain to skilfully and logically assess your symptoms. We train for many years to feel what is normal and what is in trouble, and Osteopathy is a fantastic method for getting your body back in tip-top shape again.

We don’t use machines or ask you to do endless exercises that you find difficult and don’t help. We just get your body working properly by aligning everything, and getting the parts talking to each other. Treatment is typically very gentle and relaxing. Healing comes naturally without drugs or surgery.

This means you can be well in a truly natural way, by in the end the miracle of your body healing itself.

And here's the best bit... By fixing the root cause of your problems, frequently people find that related issues that are connected also show drastic improvement, so you get help with all sorts of issues you didn’t even realise were connected.

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Treatment Time
Your initial visit will be 1hr and if required, your subsequent visits will be 30 mins.
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No. Of Visits
Most people come for 3-5 visits which can be more or less depending on your needs.
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Exercises
Receive personalised exercises to help you get better quicker, reducing the number of required visits.

Osteopath Reviews 

From clients benefiting from a better quality life

Melinda has been amazing! She’s really helped me to recover postpartum and I wish I visited her during my pregnancy. I had quite a few complicated issues due to my pregnancy and she really helped me to feel like myself again. My postpartum recovery wouldn’t have been the same without her. Thank you so much with your magic touch!
Ellie Z
Ellie Z
13:16 08 Dec 21
Excellent service and very professional. I was in a lot of back pain and Tino fixed it after just the first appointment! He also recommended some great exercises to prevent it happening again - I would highly recommend.
Damian Wright
Damian Wright
19:25 04 Dec 21
I went to Guilia initially with a stiff lower back that was stopping me training. Not only did she quickly free up my lower back but has worked on my upper and mid back making me much more able to move the way I want to! I would highly recommend Fulham Osteopaths and Guilia.
Matt Rigby
Matt Rigby
11:44 04 Dec 21
Melinda and Andrew run an amazing practice. Fulham Osteopaths have helped me recover from various injuries in the last few years. Verena has been ‘applying her magic’, for want of technical terminology, for only three sessions and already I feel confident she will get me back on the tennis court. She is very thorough, methodical and understanding and set me some excellent exercises to maintain progress in between visits.
Simon Wigg
Simon Wigg
17:56 01 Dec 21
Verena was vey helpful and after the first visit my neck pain has improved significantly. She is very knowledgeable and was able do diagnose quickly the underlying issue. She also advised me on a right pillow and desk setup, which defiantly were root causes of my neck problems.
Anna Bourguignon
Anna Bourguignon
10:56 27 Nov 21
Such amazing treatment from start to finish. A warm welcome, amazing heartfelt diagnosis and treatment second to none. My son has been in and out of doctors and hospitals but nothing worked until he was seen here. Now he doesn’t ever have a migraine after years and years of pain and discomfort. I can throughly recommend Fulham Osteopath, it’s changed our lives. Thank you.
Vanessa Gosbee
Vanessa Gosbee
06:52 22 Nov 21
Couldn't recommend enough - my newborn and i both see Melinda with very positive results. A must for all women and babies after birth. Thank you!
Clementina Elphinstone
Clementina Elphinstone
09:41 20 Nov 21
I visited Katharine in a lot of headache pain. She studiously took my health history, discussed what she was going to do and gave me a treatment on my initial appointment. I then had two further appointments where she gave me a treatment and exercises to relieve my symptoms between treatments. I found her to be personable, warm and responsive. My headache has not completely disappeared but certainly has been made more bearable! Would highly recommend!
Serena Evans
Serena Evans
14:04 10 Nov 21
Really good osteopath. Had several sessions earlier this year and the issue was fixed.
Freddie Shirley
Freddie Shirley
12:14 09 Nov 21
From the moment my client and her newborn baby met Melinda I watched a sense of calmness descend on a pair of troubled shoulders. We were all made to feel welcome and instantly knew we were in the best hands possible. Melinda has the most incredible knowledge built up from years of clearly loving what she’s does, and is a delight to watch as she expertly “felt” her way over the baby, in order to diagnose how best to help her feel less stressed from a quick birth. She explained every step of what she was doing, took great care to ensure both mum and her baby were comfortable at all times and happily answered every question we had.The practice has kept all COVID-19 sanitation measures in place and strived to keep all clients distanced and safe.I highly recommended not only Melinda but the whole of the practice.
claire smith
claire smith
16:43 08 Nov 21

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