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Knee injuries and conditions that cause pain can make it extremely difficult to complete your normal daily activities and unfortunately, the pain won’t simply go away. We at Mark Miller, MD are committed to helping you get back in the game, back to work, and back to your normal activities as soon as possible. As one of the leading knee specialists and orthopedic surgeons in the St. Louis area, Dr. Mark Miller has used his years of training and knowledge to expertly manage knee treatment for countless patients.

Whether your knee pain is the result of a sports-related injury or a chronic medical condition, we can ease your knee pain and repair any damage. The first step in recovery is having us diagnose your condition so we can determine the best knee treatment needed. Make an appointment with Mark Miller, MD today!

Knee Pain Causes

The knee joint is one of the larger joints in the body as well as the most commonly injured. Our knee specialists diagnose and treat a variety of pain caused by injuries and conditions including:

  • Ligament injuries such as ACL injuries
  • Cartilage injuries such as meniscus injuries
  • Chronic medical conditions such as osteoarthritis (OA)
  • Overuse problems
  • Sports-related injuries
  • Fractures or broken bones
  • Dislocated knees

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Signs You May Need Orthopedic Care

Any type of knee pain should not be ignored as it could be the sign of a serious problem. If you are experiencing any of the following symptoms, especially if the knee pain does not get better with rest and medication, contact us for an appointment. The quicker you consult with our knee specialists, the more likely it is that you can achieve a full recovery with minimal invasion.

  • Stiffness
  • Swelling
  • Signs of redness
  • Tenderness
  • Heat
  • Knee numbness
  • Knee locks up
  • Unable to straighten the knee
  • Instability
  • Weight-bearing on the knee causes pain
  • Pain when walking
  • Pain on the sides of the knees
  • Popping sound or snapping
  • Sensation of bone on bone rubbing

Knee Pain Treatment

When diagnosing knee injuries and conditions, our doctors take various factors into account when developing a treatment plan. Our knee treatments for injuries and conditions range from conservative to surgical. We will attempt nonsurgical treatment options first before recommending knee surgery; however, in some cases, knee arthroscopic surgery may be necessary.

Knee pain treatment may include:

  • Physical therapy exercises
  • Stretching
  • Icing techniques
  • Compression
  • Elevation
  • Anti-inflammatory medications
  • Knee surgery

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Don’t suffer from debilitating knee pain any longer. Let our St. Louis knee doctors help you return to your normal lifestyle. Contact us today with any questions or schedule an appointment!

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