Woman holding her knee with red circle illustrating knee pain.

Physical Therapy for Knee Pain

Your knee is the largest joint in the human body. The knee joint is comprised of 3 bones, 4 stabilizing ligaments, muscles, tendons, and cartilage. With all of these moving parts, various injuries ranging from acute to chronic are all too common.

Most knee injuries fall under one of two categories; gradual onset or a traumatic, sudden injury.  The gradual onset conditions tend to be more of the arthritis or tendonitis conditions such as osteoarthritis, patellofemoral (knee cap) pain, and patella tendonitis.

Patients respond well to physical therapy in most cases of gradual onset or traumatic knee injuries. Professional Physical Therapists are experts in the treatment of knee injuries in addition to pain management and relief.

Common problems and injuries in the knee

If you’re experiencing knee pain, chances are you’re facing one of these common problems with the knee joint:

  • ACL Tear
  • Meniscal Tear
  • MCL Strain
  • Chondromalacia Patella
  • Patellofemoral Syndrome
  • Patellar Tendonitis
  • Osgood Schlatter’s Disease
  • Quadriceps Rupture
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Total knee replacement/arthoplasty

In addition to these conditions, ITB syndrome, proximal calf strain, and any number of post-surgicals, meniscectomy and ligament repair, are also common.

Do you have knee pain?

Our physical therapists can help you today

Our physical therapists will diagnose your pain or injury and customize a physical therapy rehabilitation plan just for you. We will work in an effective way to get you back on your feet, focused on your wellness before, during and after therapy.

Insurances We Accept

Below is a condensed list of insurances we participate with throughout our network of physical therapy clinics.  Find your particular provider below based on your area.
For a complete listing of all insurance providers and individual plans by name: CLICK HERE FOR OUR FULL INSURANCE PAGE.

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Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire

  • Aetna (NH, MA)
  • Aetna (Orthonet – CT)
  • AllWays (formerly Neighborhood Health Plan – MA)
  • Ambetter (NH)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield (NH)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield (CT)
  • ASH (Cigna – NH, MA, CT)
  • BCBS Massachusetts (MA)
  • BMC (Boston Medical Center – MA)
  • CeltiCare (MA)
  • Commonwealth Care Alliance (MA)
  • ConnectiCare (CT)
  • Fallon Health (MA)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care (NH, MA, CT)
  • Health New England (MA)
  • Martin’s Point Health Care (NH)
  • Massachusetts Health (Medicaid – MA)
  • Medicaid (NH, MA, CT)
  • Medicare (NH, MA, CT)
  • No Fault (Various Carriers)
  • Prime Health Services (CT)
  • TRICARE (NH, MA, CT)
  • Tufts Health Plan (NH, MA, CT)
  • Tufts Public (Medicaid – MA)
  • UniCare (NH, MA)
  • United Health Care (Optum – NH, MA, CT)
  • WellSense (NH)
  • Workers’ Compensation (Various Carriers)

New York, New Jersey, Connecticut

  • Aetna (NY, NJ, CT)
  • AmeriHealth (NJ)
  • Anthem (CT)
  • ConnectiCare (CT)
  • Department of Labor (NY, NJ, CT)
  • Empire BCBS (Individual Providers In Network – NY)
  • Empire Plan MPN (UHC – NY, NJ)
  • First MCO (NJ)
  • GHI (Emblem Health – NY, NJ, CT)
  • HIP (Emblem Health – NY)
  • Horizon BCBS (NJ)
  • Magna Comp Casualty (Workers' Compensation/NO Fault - NY, NJ)
  • Medicare (NY, NJ, CT)
  • MedRisk (Workers’ Compensation – NY, NJ, CT)
  • MultiPlan (NY, NJ, CT)
  • New Jersey Manufacturers (NJM – NJ)
  • No Fault (Various Carriers)
  • Northwell Health Clinial Integration Network IPA (NY)
  • OccuNet (NJ)
  • One Call (NY, NJ)
  • Oscar Health Plan (NY)
  • Oxford (NY, NJ, CT)
  • TRICARE (NY, NJ, CT)
  • UHC Community Plan (NY)
  • United Health Care (NY, NJ, CT)
  • Veterans Choice (NY, NJ, CT)
  • Veterans Administration (NY, NJ, CT)
  • WellCare (NJ)
  • Workers’ Compensation (Various Carriers)

Professional physical therapist treating a patient for knee pain in a Manhattan clinic.

Knee pain relief & physical therapy

Professional physical therapists are experienced in advanced techniques that provide knee pain relief.  Below are just a few of the skills we deploy to get you back on your feet and help manage your pain.

  • Pain Modulation Techniques
  • Manual Therapy
  • Joint Mobilization
  • Manual Muscle Stretching
  • Soft Tissue Mobilization
  • Exercise Therapy
  • Heat/Cold Therapy

Knee pain treatment techniques

Professional physical therapists are experts at helping you manage regular or sudden knee pain.  We use the following physical therapy techniques to treat chronic pain or rehabilitate you after an injury or surgery.

  • Exercise therapy, Occupational Manual Physical Therapy
  • Global Exercise
  • NSAIDS
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Bracing & Taping
  • Soft Tissue Mobilization & Stimulation
  • Job or Sport Simulation/Training
  • Functional Lifting, Plyometrics

How is knee pain diagnosed?

Professional physical therapists can help you diagnose the pain in your knees and legs.  We use the following techniques to find out what exactly the problem is, and how we can put you on the best path to recovery.

  • Clinical Exam
  • MRI
  • X-Ray
  • Orthopedic Specialist

Ongoing knee injury reoccurance prevention

We don’t just help you treat your knee pain one time and send you on your way.  Our therapists make sure to completely educate you on the how and why of your knee pain, and put you on a path to ongoing wellness and knee injury prevention.

  • Customized Exercise Program
  • Health & Wellness Strategies
  • Maintenance of HEP/Continue Conditioning Program Independently
  • Regular Communication With Your Provider (PT)
  • Postural Awareness, Symptom Recognition and Management
  • Physical Fitness
  • Nutrition

Convenient physical therapy clinics near you

We provide treatments for knee pain and knee injuries from our physical therapy clinics throughout New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire.  Fill out the form above, or contact a clinic near you to speak with a Professional Physical Therapist and knee pain specialist today.

Get physical therapy for knee pain today