BodyCare Ltd, Abingdon. Specialising in sports massage
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0758 101 8414

Knee Joint
The knee joint is one of the strongest and most important joints in the human body. It allows the lower leg to move relative to the thigh while supporting the body’s weight. Movements at the knee joint are essential to many everyday activities, including walking, running, sitting and standing. 
 
Knee Pain can be a result of injury or disease of the knee joint. Injury can affect any of the ligaments, bursae, or tendons surrounding the knee joint. Injury can also affect the ligaments cartilage, menisci, and the bones within the joint. Pain can occur in the knee from disease or conditions that involve the knee joint, the soft tissues and bones surrounding the knee, or the nerves that supple sensation to the knee area. 
 
Common Complaints: 
 
                  • Rheumatoid arthritis 
                  • Reactive arthritis 
                  • Systemic lupus erythematosus 
                  • Osteoarthritis 
                  • ‘Runner’s Knee’ 
                  • Ligament Ruptures/Tears 
                  • Diseases can cause pain, swelling, redness, warmth, weakness, instability, tenderness, and stiffness of the joint. 
Pain within the knee joint area may be caused by issues with the feet, ankle, hips, pelvis, posture or gait.

To find out more call 01235 411184 or 07581018414 or email info@bodycaresports.co.uk