Knee FAQS

Q. I have recently twisted/injured my knee. What should I do?

A. Elevate and ice your knee to manage any swelling. This can be done regularly until your swelling and temperature has significantly reduced. Book in to see your trusted physiotherapist so they can accurately assess, diagnose and treat your knee injury.

Q. Why do I have pain at the front of my knee if I don’t remember injuring it?

A. There are many reasons why you may have pain at the front of your knee. The most common reasons are a weakness and tightness of muscles and or poor foot alignment. Our trusted physiotherapists can assess the cause of your knee pain and work together with our podiatrists and exercise physiologists to improve your condition.

Q. My doctor/specialist has told me I will need an (operation) (total knee replacement) in the near future. Is there anything I can do to make my recovery better?

A. PREhab or strength exercises before surgery has shown to improve your recovery after surgery. So book in with your physiotherapist or exercise physiologist to improve your chances of a successful recovery after surgery. Hydrotherapy can be a safe and effective way to improve the strength of your knee without aggravating it.