Pain in the knee can be uncomfortable and make it difficult to walk. Dr. Malinick offers diagnosis and treatment for patients in and around San Dimas, California for knee pain.
Knee pain can be a common problem for many people, particularly with advanced age, but if the pain is severe it might be a sign of something different. Knee pain can be divided into three major categories: acute injury, medical conditions like arthritis, or chronic overuse. A thorough physical examination will usually establish the diagnosis of knee pain. Knee pain can be localized to a specific area or the pain can range throughout the entire knee. Depending on the condition causing the pain, the knee can become locked or stiff with movement.
A knee can get injured through accidents, participation in sports, or with gradual wear and tear from age. Some of the acute injuries that cause knee pain are:
Dr. Malinick has extensive experience treating knee pain. Depending on the type of pain, treatment may include different options such as:
We accept Medicare and most major PPO insurance providers. Here is a short list of insurances we accept. Please feel free to call our office with questions regarding your coverage options.
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