Knee Pain

Knee Pain Relief with Acupuncture

Knee-pain-relief-300x199Get fast relief from knee pain with acupuncture! Knee pain stops you from the daily activities of life. Knee pain is often caused by over use such as with sporting activities – especially activity that requires quick stops and starts like tennis, football, and soccer. Chronic wear and tear can cause arthritic changes in the knee. Some knee pain is more serious including knee pain from ligament pulls, muscle tears, or torn meniscus. Surgery is often recommended to repair the knee. Problems with the cartilage may require knee replacement. Acupuncture can help!

What Causes Knee Pain?

  • Bursitis – inflammation of one of the fluid filled sacs that cushion the knee joint
  • Arthritis – inflammation of the joint, usually osteo-arthritis from general wear and tear
  • Baker’s Cyst – inflammation of the fluid filled sac at the back of the knee
  • Iliotibial Band Syndrome – inflammation caused by overuse or strain to the tissue connecting your hip to your knee
  • Tendonitis – swelling of the tendons connecting muscles to bone

Acupuncture effectively treats knee pain.  Most patients regain full use of their knee and return to daily activities,  pain free. Call us today and get back to doing the things you love with acupuncture!

Knee Pain Research Studies

Acupuncture More Effective Than Biomedicine in Treating Knee Pain

Research on acupuncture for knee pain demonstrates acupuncture as a more effective way to treat osteoarthritic knee pain than conventional medical care.  Acupuncture provided significantly better relief from knee osteoarthritis pain and a larger improvement in function than sham acupuncture, standard care treatment, or waiting for further treatment’.  

Osteoarthritis of the Knee 40% Decrease with Acupuncture

In this study,  570 people over age 50 with osteoarthritis of the knee experienced a 40% decrease in pain and a nearly 40% improvement in function. Modern medical studies are showing that acupuncture is an effective therapy for arthritis, osteoarthritis, knee pain, joint pain and many other health problems.

Patient Reviews for Knee Pain

“My symptoms were consistent pain on my left inside knee (pulled ligament) when walking, climbing stairs and getting up from a sitting position. Especially when my knee was bent, extending it to a straight position was the worst. The doctor said to take an anti-inflammatory, keep knee elevated and ice every couple hours. I did not take any painkillers since I can’t tolerate codeine or caffeine. When this didn’t work after 5 days they said to call an Orthopedic and get a cortisone shot. Been there, done that. And will never do it again. That’s why I contacted you. I did try acupuncture at the Siemens Health Fair a couple of years ago and liked it and kept it in the back of my mind for future reference. Our Health and Wellness Specialist at Siemens recommended me to you. Your office was extremely friendly and helpful since I needed an appointment that same day and I was going to be traveling in two days for 12 days. You squeezed me in two days in a row. How thoughtful and kind of you. Being treated with respect, compassion and expertise was a God send. Bless you all. Every treatment eases the pain and flexibility of my knee. I’m able to use the stairs with a smile on my face and I can sleep through the night. I’m amazed at the progress. Kudos to you and your team!”

“I had severe back pain and foot numbness for over a year. Margaret Celli’s Dr. Tan Acupuncture really helped. I have tried other Acupuncture treatments and this was the best and most effective. I noticed a change immediately. Even while on the table I could feel the pain shrinking down in size. After my second treatment, the foot numbness was already decreasing. This was a great relief! I feel more like a normal person than a person who is living in pain all the time. If you are living in pain, Margaret can help. She is helping me get my life back.”

“I have, or actually had, a double Morton’s Neuroma in my left foot. I tried just about everything before Acupuncture including arch supports, alcohol injections, corticosteroids injections, wider shoes and primarily wearing sneakers because every other type of shoe would hurt. The burning, stinging and numbness was intermittent and would last sometimes months at a time. The Podiatrist recommended surgery to cut the nerves out. This would “trade the pain for numbness”. After about 16 treatments, I can now wear heels again. I can walk around all day without limping before the end of the day. I still have all the nerves that I was born with too!”