Knee Pain Physical Therapy

Could your tight hamstrings be causing your knee pain?

July 5th, 2023

Knee pain can be caused by an assortment of reasons or conditions. During most exercises, your knees act as an anchor for the rest of your body as you use the athletic stance: knees bent, feet hip width apart, back tilted and head up. That is to say, your knees can often undergo and take

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Why are my tight hamstrings causing knee pain and how can physical therapy help?

December 13th, 2021

If you feel like you have tight hamstrings, you may also be experiencing pain or a pulling sensation behind your knee. At first thought, the two may seem related. After all, your hamstring and knee are close together; therefore, a tight hamstring muscle may be contributing to pain behind the knee.  That may not necessarily

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MCL Sprain

What are the most common MCL sprain symptoms?

July 5th, 2021

Your body is full of ligaments, the fibrous tissue that holds joints together. These ligaments are susceptible to injury, especially during intense physical activity like playing sports. When a ligament is torn, it’s called a sprain. The medial collateral ligament, or the MCL, is a ligament in the knee that is often injured by athletes. 

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