Knee Pain in Sports

Top 5 Causes of Knee Pain in Sports

  • Patellar Traction Syndrome
  • IT Band Syndrome
  • ACL / PCL Injury
  • MCL / LCL Strain
  • Runner’s Knee


Knee Pain happens a lot in sports. An important part of any sport is protecting yourself from injury. Preventing injury allows you to play your sport long-term and be able to enjoy playing pain free. When you know why you have knee pain, you will be better equipped to protect yourself and rehabilitate properly if already injured.

The knee is a complex and almost fragile joint. It’s prone to many sorts of injuries which is why knee pain is so common. Your knee(s) can suffer from fractures, ligament tears, dislocations, sprains, a general chronic pain, and other injuries; the list is long so keep your knees in good shape and they will last you a lifetime!

At Denver Acupuncture & Sports Medicine, we’ll share the proper steps to recover from knee pain. We use natural, safe, and effective treatment methods like Prolotherapy, Trigger Point Injections, Dry Needling and Acupuncture to get you back out on the field. We’ll also discuss expected recovery time for your specific injury. We help to accelerate the body’s own healing mechanisms to reduce chance of reactions and promote a stronger recovery. The goal being full recovery (or working towards it) and preventing future knee pain from recurring.

If you have questions about how we can help you recover from knee pain, please reach out and lets put a plan together today!