Knee Pain

For those experiencing the discomfort and limitations of knee pain, relief is within reach at The Wellness Center.

Led by the expertise of Dr. Mark Gabriel and his dedicated team, our comprehensive approach caters to a variety of knee pain types. Whether you’re hindered by pain during bending, or pain identified from any knee pain location chart, we’re committed to guiding you back to effortless mobility and a pain-free lifestyle.

Stride Without Struggle.


Your Path to Relief

At The Wellness Center, with our presence spanning Portland, Beaverton, and Gresham, we pride ourselves on offering extensive treatment options to combat knee pain.

Our Dedicated Approach

Non-Surgical Remedies

Our adept team delivers treatments like acupuncture, therapeutic massage, and specialized chiropractic care, all aimed at targeting the root cause of the pain.

Exercise and Strength

We believe in the power of preventative care. Our supervised exercises are designed to strengthen the muscles and tendons surrounding the knee, guarding against future bouts of pain.

Personalized Care

Every knee is unique, and so is its pain. Our certified chiropractic doctors ensure detailed examinations to craft treatment plans tailored just for you.​

Understanding Knee Pain

Origin and Causes

  • Injury Statistics: It's estimated that almost a third of knee pain cases stem from injuries. This encompasses slips, sports injuries, accidents, workout strains, or the simple but impactful pain felt when bending the knee.

  • Medical Conditions: Other causes include medical conditions like arthritis, joint deformities, and the lingering effects of repetitive trauma. Properly identifying these causes is a crucial step towards a precise diagnosis and an effective treatment path.
  • Spotting the Symptoms

  • Pain Development: Knee pain can be sneaky, often developing slowly. Depending on the cause, this pain can manifest at the front, sides, or back of the knee.

  • Trigger Activities: Specific activities, such as walking or climbing stairs, might trigger sharp or throbbing sensations. Some also report audible sounds like popping or crackling from the knee.

  • Activity Impact: As the condition progresses, the pain may become so inhibiting that individuals start avoiding activities they once loved, turning even basic tasks into daunting challenges.
  • Did You Know?

    The knee is the largest joint in the body and has a complex structure, including bones, cartilage, ligaments, and tendons, all of which can be sources of pain.

    According to a study, approximately 25% of adults experience knee pain at some point in their lives, affecting daily activities and quality of life.

    For every pound of body weight lost, there's a 4-pound reduction in the load exerted on the knee for each step taken during daily activities.

    Low levels of Vitamin D might play a role in how sensitive you are to arthritis pain. Ensuring adequate Vitamin D intake may help in reducing discomfort in some individuals.

    Frequently Asked Questions​

    What are the main causes of knee pain?

    Knee pain can arise from a variety of causes including injuries (such as sprains, strains, or ligament tears), degenerative conditions like osteoarthritis, infections, or even certain diseases like rheumatoid arthritis.

    Absolutely. Over-exertion during workouts, improper exercise form, or repetitive motions can all contribute to knee pain. It’s essential to ensure you’re using correct techniques during physical activities.

    Chiropractic care aims to restore the body’s proper alignment and function. This can alleviate the stress or imbalance causing knee pain. Techniques might include adjustments, massage therapy, or guided exercises to strengthen the surrounding muscles.

    Yes, maintaining a healthy weight, strengthening exercises, and stretching can help. However, it’s always advisable to consult with a healthcare professional before starting any regimen to ensure it’s safe and beneficial for your specific condition.

    Not necessarily. While some severe conditions may require surgical intervention, many knee pain issues can be addressed through non-surgical treatments like chiropractic care, acupuncture, or physical therapy.

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    Suffering from a herniated disc? Don't wait for the pain to dictate your life. Allow our experienced chiropractors at The Wellness Center to guide you back to comfort and stability. Your journey to recovery begins here.