The knee joint comprises the fibula (calf bone), patella (kneecap), femur (thigh bone), and tibia (shin bone), which all work together in tandem with tendons and ligaments to help our bodies move. When a patient experiences pain in the knee or surrounding areas, it may indicate the presence of a common knee condition. At Prospect Spine and Pain (PSP) in Newark, New Jersey, our board-certified and fellowship-trained Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) physician, Dr. Maria Cabodevilla-Conn, is standing by to help you identify the root cause of your knee pain and start you on a fully individualized, minimally invasive treatment plan.
Knee conditions are usually the result of repeated stress on the joint, injury, aging, or underlying disease. However, they can have other causes such as inactivity, sitting in a constrained position, or sitting on the knees for too long. Whatever the cause, knee conditions share a host of common signs and symptoms, including:
At Prospect Spine and Pain (PSP), Dr. Maria Cabodevilla-Conn and our team develop completely individualized treatment plans for patients with a range of common knee conditions, including:
If you or a loved one is experiencing troublesome knee symptoms, seek the opinion of our highly respected PM&R physician, Dr. Maria Cabodevilla-Conn. Treating patients of all ages, she specializes in minimally invasive pain management treatments to treat the whole patient – not just the problem area. During your first consultation, Dr. Maria Cabodevilla-Conn will utilize specialized examination techniques, medical imaging, and more to determine the source of your knee pain and rule out the possibility of the symptoms being caused by a non-knee-related issue. Then, with her broad medical expertise that enables her to treat disabling conditions throughout a patient’s lifetime, Dr. Maria Cabodevilla-Conn will form a completely customized treatment plan that addresses knee pain symptoms without the need for surgery.
For more information about the knee conditions we treat, our treatment options, or practice, contact the team at Prospect Spine and Pain (PSP) today. If you’re ready to find relief from your symptoms, contact our office in Newark, NJ.