Knee Pain Symptoms

Understanding Knee Pain

Knee pain is a common complaint that can affect people of all ages. If you’re experiencing pain in your knees, it’s essential to understand the potential causes and treatment options available.

Common Symptoms of Knee Pain:

  • Stiffness: Difficulty in moving the knee joint without pain.
  • Swelling: The area around the knee is puffy or enlarged.
  • Redness: The skin around your knee appears reddish.
  • Warmth: A sensation of heat in the knee joint.
  • Weakness: A feeling that your knee might give out under weight.
  • Popping or crunching noises: Audible sounds when moving the knee.
  • Inability to straighten the knee: A restricted range of motion.

Potential Causes and Solutions:

  • Osteoarthritis: Wear and tear of the knee joint. Solution: Intra-articular injections, Physical therapy.
  • Ligament Injuries: Damage to one of the ligaments around the knee. Solution: Physical therapy and surgery in severe cases.
  • Meniscus Tears: Injury to the cushion between the shinbone and thighbone. Solution: Minimally invasive surgery, PRP treatment.
  • Bursitis: Inflammation of the fluid-filled sacs around the knee. Solution: Rest, anti-inflammatory medications, steroid injections.
  • Tendinitis: Inflammation of tendons around the knee. Solution: Physical therapy, rest, PRP treatment.
  • Gout: Arthritis caused by the accumulation of urate crystals. Solution: Medication, and dietary changes.
  • Infections: Such as septic arthritis. Solution: Antibiotics, drainage of the knee joint.

Why Choose Dr. Dariusz Nasiek, MD?

Regarding knee pain, it’s vital to trust an experienced physician who can guide you toward the most appropriate treatment. Dr. Nasiek has a wealth of experience – 35 years practicing medicine and 20 years in the operating room. He is an authority in the field with triple board certifications in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine, and Interventional Pain. His two paradigm-shifting books on minimally invasive spine surgery and regenerative medicine further emphasize his dedication to cutting-edge techniques and treatments.

Understanding your pain can be challenging, but with a seasoned expert like Dr. Nasiek, you’re gaining a physician and a partner in your health journey. Together, you can find the solution that’s right for you.

For additional information, please call or text:
Dariusz Nasiek, MD: tel. 201-894-1313, SMS: 973-773-7730
Allied Neurology & Interventional Pain Practice
Englewood Office: 185 Grand Ave. Englewood, NJ 07631
[email protected]


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Dr. Nasiek specializes in Interventional Pain, identifying the source of pain and providing solutions with expertise in anesthesiology and Interventional Pain Practice.