Knee Pain

Pain Medicine Group

Interventional Pain Medicine & Sports Medicine located in Fort Myers, FL, Oviedo, FL & Sarasota, FL

Knee pain is a common problem and can result from an injury or chronic medical condition like arthritis. The team at Pain Medicine Group, which includes Michael A. Worobel, DO at the Fort Myers location, Nicole E. Burns, DO in Sarasota, and Mauna M. Radahd, MD and Jason C.Tse, DO in Oviedo, Florida, want you to live your life pain-free. They offer a number of treatment options to reduce your discomfort and get you back to doing the things you love. For management of your knee pain, call the office or schedule an appointment online today.

Knee Pain Q & A

What causes knee pain?

You may be experiencing knee pain for a number of reasons, from landing wrong after a jump to inflammation caused by arthritis. Among the most common causes of knee pain are:

  • Arthritis or gout
  • Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear
  • Torn meniscus
  • Fractured kneecap
  • Tendonitis or bursitis
  • Dislocation
  • Degeneration leading to loosened ligaments

No matter the cause of your knee pain, the skilled team at Pain Medicine Group can help relieve your symptoms and get you back to your usual routine.

What other symptoms are related to knee pain?

Pain is a good indicator that something is wrong with your knee, but there may be other less noticeable symptoms that also signify a problem.

Other symptoms related to knee pain include:

  • Popping or grinding of your knees
  • Swelling or redness
  • Unusual warmth of the knee
  • Overall soreness
  • Inability to stretch out your leg or knee
  • Weakness or instability

If you can’t walk, your knee is swollen or red, or there’s a visual deformity, you should see a doctor right away.

If you’re experiencing any of these symptoms, with or without knee pain, the team at Pain Medicine Group can identify the cause and provide treatment to help prevent your symptoms from getting worse.

How is knee pain treated?

At Pain Medicine Group, the goal of treatment is to improve your quality of life and give you a pain-free future. The team works directly with you to develop a personalized plan that promotes healing and pain relief.

Treatment options for knee pain include:

  • Facet joint injections
  • Stem cell therapy
  • Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy
  • Medication management

In addition to medical management, the team at Pain Medicine Group take an interdisciplinary approach to care and may refer you for physical therapy to help strengthen your knee and the supporting muscles to alleviate pain and discomfort and prevent future issues.

For management of your knee pain, whether it’s the result of a sports injury or natural wear-and-tear, the team at Pain Medicine Group can help. Call today or schedule an appointment online.