York Chiropractors For Knee Pain

During your daily activities, it’s surprising how much you use your knees. From walking, to climbing the stairs to bending down, all involve putting pressure on your joints. If you are involved in any sport, the added strain on your knees can be amplified and even increase the chance of injury to this area. Continuous stress on the knees, injury and even ageing can cause pain in the joint, and as you use your knees frequently throughout the day, this type of pain can be both inconvenient and uncomfortable to endure. Thankfully, seeking knee pain treatment from a chiropractor can help you alleviate any pain you’re experiencing, and may even prevent any injury to this area.

How A Chiropractor Can Help Knee Pain

Your knees are more susceptible to pain than other joints in your body as you constantly use them, whether that be going about your daily routine or strenuous exercises. If you start to notice your knees hurting more than usual, it’s extremely important you treat this area in order to help you with relieving knee pain; which, if left untreated, could lead to a more serious injury.

Can Chiropractors Help Runner’s Knee?

A chiropractor for knee pain can treat and prevent injuries to your body that may occur from going about your daily routine, an accident or from a sport. Regular sessions at Active Care Chiropractic can not only treat any symptoms of pain you may experience, but may also prevent further injuries. Your knees are a vulnerable joint in the body; as you use your knees more often than you think, repeated movements can cause excessive stress and strain for your knees to be put under. Seeing a chiropractor for knee pain treatment can help with the alignment of your body; when everything is in balance you will alleviate any pressure put on your joints which can prevent an injury from developing.

How Much Does A Chiropractor Cost For Knee Pain

Your first session with Active Care Chiropractic in York will normally cost you £70 as we will take the time to make you a specific treatment plan to not only treat your symptoms but also the underlying cause of the pain. After that, for each session we will charge £40.

Knee Pains Chiropractors Can Help With

Seeing a chiropractor for knee pain can help your bones, joints and muscles recover from injuries and alleviate any pain you’re experiencing. As you use your knees more frequently than any other joint in your body, the constant stress and strain they are under makes them more prone to developing any injuries. Seeking knee injury treatment from a chiropractor can help you with relieving knee pain thus preventing any further injuries in the future.


Here are some of the most common types of knee pain that a chiropractor can help you with:

Iliotibial Band Syndrome

ITB syndrome occurs when the iliotibial band frequently rubs against your thigh bone causing friction which can lead to inflammation in the joint. This can cause pain when you walk and can take up to 6 weeks to heal on its own, making it uncomfortable to endure. A chiropractor can help by offering treatments in order to reduce any inflammation in your joints which will alleviate any discomfort you may feel, as well as helping you recover faster than leaving it to heal on its own.


A ligament sprain in the knee can be a painful injury, depending on how serious it is it may require surgery. Seeing a chiropractor can not only help you alleviate any pain as well as speeding up the recovery process, treatment can hopefully help you avoid surgery and also help you recover from surgery if it’s needed with manual therapy and exercise which will strengthen the muscles in your knees. Treatment such as active release techniques (soft tissue massage technique) which targets the ligaments as well as treating any build up of scar tissue, will help with the movement of your joints.

Torn Meniscus

One common injury is a torn meniscus, the meniscus is the cartilage in your knee that helps reduce the impact of strenuous motions on the joint. A tear usually results from high impact activities such as sports, experiencing this injury can be inconvenient as it affects the motion of your knees, as well as causing pain and swelling. Seeing a chiropractor for torn meniscus treatment is essential as it’s difficult to heal on its own, you may be given some manual therapy and rehab exercise to help strengthen the muscles in your knee, improving stability and helping you recover.


Millions of people in the UK suffer from arthritis; usually adults develop this in their 40s or older however there are many different forms of arthritis that anybody can experience including children. This condition gets worse as you age causing inflammation in your joints. It can also affect the cartilage in your joints as well as weakening your muscles, which can make mobility of your joints difficult and uncomfortable. Unfortunately, there is no cure for arthritis but there are treatments you can seek which will help you live with the condition.  Chiropractic treatment for knee arthritis can help with the symptoms you’re experiencing, as well as helping alleviate any pain and treating the inflammation, making the condition more manageable.

Patellar Tendonitis

Most common in athletes, patellar tendonitis or jumper’s knee is an injury to the tendon between your shinbone and the kneecap (patella). If you’re involved in any sports that involve frequent jumping such as basketball, volleyball or netball, you’re more prone to developing this knee injury. This is caused by continuous strain on the tendon, leading to inflammation around that area. Symptoms include pain in your knee when starting exercising or after a more rigorous workout, if left untreated the knee pain can prevent you from any daily motion that involves bending your knees, such as walking on an incline or standing up from a sitting position. Visiting a sports chiropractor can help treat this knee injury by performing active release techniques; a soft tissue massage to target the injured tendon in your knee, creating long lasting relief in many patients.