Therapy after a total knee replacement can be intimidating, but rest assured that the physical therapists at Specialized Physical Therapy make it their goal to create a relaxed and effective experience for you to get you moving again. Symptoms Knee osteoarthritis and pain are contributing factors that contribute to having a total knee replacement. After…

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Knee pain due to knee arthritis can cause debilitating pain, stress on other joints, and avoidance of activities you love. Although arthritis cannot be cured with conservative measures, many patients are able to avoid major surgeries, such as a total joint replacement, with physical therapy. Symptoms The most common type of arthritis is osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis…

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Iliotibial Band Syndrome is also referred to as Runner’s Knee or Jumper’s Knee.  It commonly occurs in teenage athletes running cross country, runner’s just starting out, and even to those seasoned marathons preparing for their 30th marathon.  Often caused by improper footwear, muscle weakness or acute injury, physical therapy has been demonstrated to help significantly…

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