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Knee Pain Doctors

Jericho

Midtown

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Brooklyn

Hartsdale

KNEE PAIN
BURSITIS

What is it and how do we treat it?

Healthy Knee

Knees are large, complex joints that connect the femur to the tibia. Your patella and fibula are the other major bones in your knee. The knee joint moves because of tendons that connect the knee bones to your leg muscles, and ligaments stabilize the knee. Cartilage provides shock absorption between the bones, and bursae are fluid-filled sacs that allow your knee to move smoothly. When all of these bones, tendons, ligaments, and bursae are healthy, your knee moves fluidly and without pain.

Knee Bursitis

Knee bursitis occurs when one of the fluid-filled sacs in your knee that reduce friction between bones and tendons is inflamed or injured. Common symptoms of bursitis include warmth or swelling around the knee, or pain when pressure is applied. Repeatedly kneeling on hard surfaces or a sudden blow to the knee may cause knee bursitis.

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At Pain Treatment Specialists, our interventional pain doctors treat common knee conditions like knee bursitis. Using state-of-the-art treatment plans that utilize minimally-invasive knee pain treatments, you can quickly resume normal activities without pain. Knee bursitis is easily treated with steroid injections, which provide powerful relief from pain and swelling.

KNEE BURSITIS
TREATMENT

KNEE INJECTIONS

Steroid injections provide fast-acting pain relief from knee bursitis. Corticosteroid injections are used to reduce the pain and swelling associated with irritated bursae.Your knee pain doctor determines the exact location of your injection, and applies a numbing agent to reduce discomfort. This injection is administered at our pain clinics, and requires minimal down time.

WHAT TO EXPECT AFTER
Knee Bursitis Treatment

POST-TREATMENT IMPROVEMENT

Your steroid knee injection only takes 5-10 minutes, but provides weeks of highly-effective pain relief. This procedure allows you to resume normal activities with no downtime, and you’ll quickly feel a difference in your knee’s range of motion and pain levels. If needed, another steroid injection can be administered 3-6 months later. Steroid injections are safe, minimally-invasive, and provide long-lasting knee pain relief.

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Will your health insurance cover your pain treatment?

Most pain treatments are covered by most health insurances, including medicare. Our insurance specialists are available to discuss your options call us to get started at (917) 722-6511 or fill out the form below:

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