Knee pain is one of the most common reasons Americans visit their doctor. When you want an alternative to medications or surgery, consider regenerative medicine at Elite Integrative Medical in Beverly Hills, California. Elite Regenerative Medical uses the highest quality regenerative medicine products, backed by research in the field. Learn more about regenerative medicine solutions for knee pain by calling the office or setting up an appointment online today.
Depending on the location of your knee pain, your health care provider can determine which anatomical structures are involved. Most cases of knee pain are related to:
The cause of your pain can also help your provider determine your diagnosis.
Your knees involve multiple moving parts that must work together to allow your knee to bend, straighten, and even rotate when you sit, stand, and walk. Most cases of knee pain are related to wear-and-tear or overuse. Swelling and bruising may also accompany knee pain. Other things that can lead to knee pain are:
When you experience knee pain, the following conditions may be the cause:
If your knee pain doesn't begin to improve within 1-2 weeks or it's getting worse, schedule an exam at Elite Integrative Medical to determine the cause and get treatment.
Your provider begins your consultation by collecting a history of your knee pain, including when and how it began, what you've tried to fix it, and where your pain is located. Your provider then examines your knee, pressing on different areas, and moving your knee into different positions to assess for pain, stiffness, and discomfort.
In some cases, they may order X-rays, an MRI, or blood tests, if you're experiencing significant pain, swelling, or bruising. Based on your exam findings, your provider explains your diagnosis and treatment plan, which can include:
In many cases, your provider employs multiple treatment approaches to address all of your symptoms as quickly as possible.
Regenerative medicine involves injecting regenerative products — such as platelet-rich plasma — into specific areas of your knee to trigger healing. When your provider inserts these products into your knee, they may increase blood flow to the area and support healthy cellular turnover to repair and replace damaged tissues.
Research shows that regenerative medicine creates an environment within your joint to support your body's natural healing process.
To set up a consultation to discuss regenerative medicine for your knee pain, call Elite Integrative Medical, or book online now.