Knee Pain

“How To End Knee Pain And Stiffness Without Painkillers, Risking Surgery Or Having To Wait To See The Doctor”

Does one or both of your knees hurt and/or feel unstable?

The humble knee joint is at the root of many of our patient's physical obstacles and limitations. But even though the knee might seem like a simple ball and socket joint from the outside, inside, it's much more complicated than that – because there are four crucial ligaments and many other smaller ligaments and tendons that run right through the knee joint like an NJ Turnpike interchange. There's also the kneecap, or as it's more commonly called, the “patella” – all knitted together with connective tissue and cushioned by cartilage. So, the list of things that can go wrong with the knee and cause knee pain is extensive, to say the least.

It's one of the biggest joints in the body that is under intense stress and strain every day. Without your knees in full working order, you can't run, dance, or drive, and if your knee pain is severe enough, you cannot even walk. Everything you usually take for granted can cause severe pain when something is up with your knee(s). That's why knee problems often lead to total knee replacement for patients who ignore the pain for too long.

Your knee pain could be a dislocated kneecap or wear and tear and erosion of the cartilage underneath it. You may have overstretched and strained one of the many ligaments supporting the joint and enabling your knee to bend, stretch, twist, and turn. It could be a torn meniscus or patella tendonitis. There are too many conditions to mention. That's why you need a physical therapist to pinpoint the issue – and fix it quickly. You need to know how to stretch knee joints effectively! 

That’s the bad news, but the good news is that we successfully treat patients with knee pain and stiffness daily at Apex Orthopedic Rehabilitation. It's one of the most common pain issues we treat.

“But Why is This Happening to me?”



Hopefully, you haven’t been in pain every day for 6+ months. But many of the patients we see have waited that long, sometimes even longer. Mistakenly believing that everyone gets knee pain – especially above a certain age. But this is a misconception. Your knees should move freely without pain or stiffness, regardless of age, and something is wrong if they don’t. You need a physical therapist ASAP before things get even worse.

Have you had knee pain for over 7 days?

Yo've probably been asking for a while, "what causes knee pain?" If your knee pain has been hanging around for more than a week. You've probably seen a doctor who told you to take anti-inflammatory medication, "take it easy," and come back and see them if the pain doesn't improve. Sadly, for most people, the pain doesn't improve. They waste hours returning back and forward to the doctor’s office only to be given more lousy advice.

If You’ve Been Putting Up With Knee Pain For A While, Don’t Feel Bad. Many Of Our Patients Tell Us That They:

  • Thought the pain would go away on its own” (it didn’t)
  • Went to their doctor who told them it was probably arthritis."
  • "Thought exercising more would help, but things got even worse."
  • "Saw a specialist who told them that surgery could be an option, but their pain wasn't bad enough yet."
  • "Stayed home to rest, on the doctor's advice, but the pain is still there, and their back feels even stiffer than before."

Does that sound like you?

If it does, make this the last day you put up with knee pain.

Let us help you.

We invite you to start with a complimentary telephone consultation with one of your knee pain experts to discuss your issues and learn how we can help you. Just click below to request your call. We'll get back to you with the available dates and times.

“What Can I Do to Get Rid of Knee Pain NOW?”...

It will not get better overnight if you've had back pain and stiffness for a long time. But you can improve your symptoms with the following tips:

  • Make sure you keep your body well hydrated. Everything feels better when you’re not dehydrated – from pain and stiffness to your mood and mobility. Drinking water won’t fix your knee pain, but it’ll most definitely make you more comfortable.
  • Try heat therapy using a heat pad or an ice pack on the part of your knee that hurts. Don't worry too much about which one to use. It's mostly personal preference and the one that makes you feel most comfortable and reduces the pain.
  • Just move this is the Apex Orthopedic Rehabilitation mantra. For a good reason, too, because movement gets blood and oxygen flowing around your body to lower inflammation and reduce pain and stiffness. Try not to sit down for more than 20 minutes without getting up to move around and stretch your body.
  • Get expert Physical Therapy By far, the best way to get rid of knee pain quickly is to consult with a physical therapist. We quickly find and treat the source of your back pain and stiffness and teach you how to prevent it from returning.

If you want to find out how the physical therapy team at Apex Orthopedic Rehabilitation can help you get rid of knee pain and stiffness – so it never returns. Then, we urge you to book a free Discovery Visit at our Wyckoff, NJ clinic to start the process.

“How Can Apex Orthopedic Rehabilitation Help You Get Rid of Knee Pain - In The Next Few Days?”

  • We quickly find the source of your pain and explain precisely what is going inside your body and why – often within 20 minutes.
  • We teach you how to set your life up to prevent knee issues in the future – with daily stretching and strengthening exercises.
  • We examine your posture and fix any issues with your body's alignment and sitting, standing, and walking posture.
  • We help you get to a point where you can start protecting your long-term health by chucking the painkillers in the trash.
  • In almost ALL cases, we keep you OFF the surgeon’s table.
  • But best of all – we help you get your life back, so you start going what you love again without the burden of knee pain.

To find out what it costs and our availability at the clinic in Wyckoff, NJ, just click the link and complete the short form.

“Hear From Happy Patients of The Apex Orthopedic Rehabilitation”

Please enjoy watching stories of other people with knee pain just like you who came to see the physical therapy team at Apex Orthopedic Rehabilitation - and left much healthier and happier:


Ray LoBue

60's, Paramus, NJ

"I'm a carpenter and I was putting a hardwood floor down in my bedroom. And I hurt my back. Tom obviously knew what he was talking about, he gave me a few exercises and literally in a week it really subsided. I would highly recommend Apex, they've been good to me."



30's Ridgewood, NJ

"I started having some knee dislocations and I ended up having a knee surgery. I'm an athlete and a competitive Baton twirler. And without Tom's help, I really would not have been able to continue competing and go to the world championships. He went above and beyond as a physical therapist."



17 Wyckoff, NJ

"I came to Tom because I had some ankle pain. I'm a dancer, so every day I put a lot of stress and pressure and strain on my body, and on my feet. I came to Tom and got exercises to do, which weren't even that hard, didn’t take up that much time. I could see an improvement very quickly with my strength."