Knee Pain

Different types of knee pain

  • Knee ligament injuries
  • Knee arthritis
  • Knee bursitis
  • Patellofemoral pain syndrome
  • Chondromalacia patellae
  • Jumper’s knee (patellar tendinitis)
  • Osgood-Schlatter disease
  • Iliotibial band syndrome (ITBS)

How does acupuncture treat knee pain?

  • Acupuncture and massage can help correct the obstructions and imbalances which cause the pain in the knees. When using acupuncture to treat knee pain, I use a combination of local and distal points to remove obstruction, relax muscles and improve circulation in the affected area.
  • Tuina massage, moxibustion and cupping are also commonly used to treat the pain.
  • Dependent on the acupuncture theory diagnosis of the pain I will also use herbal medicine for balancing the whole body.

Dr. Yan Zhang Acupuncture by Yan P.C. Garden City, NY, 11530