Knee Pain & Traumatic Injuries

Knee injuries / pain is a common issue in adults, children as well as athletes and can be caused by a number of different factors including degeneration, overuse and trauma. If knee pain / injury is limiting your daily activities, walking or sports participation it’s important to seek proper diagnosis, management and rehabilitation.

It’s important to establish a clear diagnosis of knee pain through a physiotherapy assessment in order to begin a personalised management plan which includes management of pain and swelling, restoration movement and strength as well as return to normal activities and sports.

Common Causes of Knee Pain:

  • Knee osteoarthritis
  • Patellofemoral Joint Pain
  • Ilio-tibial band (ITB) syndrome
  • Bursitis


Common Knee Injuries that we see:

  • Anterior / Posterior cruciate ligament (ACL / PCL) tears
  • Meniscal tears
  • Medial and lateral ligament sprains

If you are experiencing:

  • Joint swelling and stiffness
  • Constant ache
  • Sharp or shooting pain when using the knee
  • Pain with prolonged periods of sitting
  • Knee weakness or instability
  • Deformity of the joint area
  • Knee pain at night or when resting
  • Lingering pain that lasts more than a few days
  • Experienced trauma to the knee resulting in knee pain that has not subsided in a couple of days or resulted in instability

You could benefit from a physiotherapy assessment, diagnosis and management plan.