Curezone physiotherapy specializes in treating knee pain conditions which can be due to various reasons or could be radiating from the lower back area. Our goals are to provide the most thorough and in depth one on one patient-centric approach to evaluate the core of the problem and relieve your pain, improve your physical function, get you back to normal life as soon as possible.


What are common injuries that can cause knee pain?

The common injuries which can cause Knee pain are ACL Injury, Torn Meniscus, Knee Bursitis, Patellar Tendinitis, Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Gout, Loose bodies, Obesity, Iliotibial band syndrome, Jumper’s Knee, Osgood Schlatter Syndrome very common injury in younger age groups. 


How effective are cortisone treatments for knee pain?

Cortisone treatments help to relive pain and inflammation in your knee due to tendonitis or bursitis around the knee joint area. They are generally used when other treatments are not effectively helping in reducing the symptoms. The effect of cortisone should kick in one or two days later. They can provide relief from few weeks to months depending on the condition.  


In what cases are knee procedures or surgery necessary?

Surgery may be recommended if your pain is very severe or you have mobility problems. If you have tried all forms of treatments and still experience massive mobility issues. Your doctor will discuss with you what the surgery may involve. The type of Surgery is usually recommended based on your age, the activities involved and your future goals in life.


How will physiotherapy help with knee pain?

Physiotherapy can help you to manage pain and improve your strength and flexibility. A physiotherapist can provide a variety of treatments, help you understand your problem and get you back to your normal activities.They provide you specific exercises based on your assessment. They may also use modalities such as Ultrasound, Laser Therapy or Shockwave Therapy based on the diagnosis and your symptoms. 



What will wearing a brace do for my knee pain?

Curezone Physiotherapy, Mississauga provides a wide variety of custom made Knee braces and Off the shelf customized knee braces. These braces are helpful to manage knee injuries or prevention. They provide the stability, help in improving the Knee ROM and recover quickly and prevent re-injury to the knee, whether it is for sports, daily functions, pain reduction or post-surgery. The physiotherapist generally recommends you the brace based on your activities. They take the measurements and do the fitting for you providing you the right knee brace. The cost of your knee brace is usually covered through your private healthcare insurance.