Physical Therapy for Knee Pain Raleigh-Durham, Fayetteville & Surrounding North Carolina Cities

Knee injuries and pain can be incredibly frustrating and can interfere with everyday activities and hobbies. At BreakThrough Physical Therapy, We have extensive experience in rehabilitating patients with knee injuries, and we can’t wait to help you get back to safe and pain-free participation in your daily routine!!

Frequent Causes of Knee Pain 

Knee pain is a common symptom many people experience however it can result in far more serious symptoms if the condition is not properly monitored and treated. There are a variety of causes for knee pain such as types of arthritis and tendonitis as well as injuries caused by frequent overuse or straining physical activity. The injuries can include the tears in the cartilage, the rupturing of tendons, or even fractures. Even more serious injuries can occur if the kneecap is dislocated or parts of the bone or cartilage break off due to degeneration and interrupt joint movement. Many serious symptoms can accompany knee pain if the injury is not treated with proper physical therapy. 

Symptoms Related to Knee Joint Issues 

Knee joint issues present a variety of symptoms beyond pain and discomfort. Symptoms range in severity from swelling and stiffness to visible deformities and instability. Oftentimes weakness in the damaged knee can cause the patient to have difficulty walking, standing straight, and bearing weight. These symptoms can severely interfere with everyday life and especially physical activity. Furthermore, ignoring symptoms and participating in strenuous physical activities can make the injury worse and cause further irreparable damage to the injured joint. Commonly overlooked symptoms of knee joint injuries are popping and clicking when walking or straightening the leg. When symptoms worsen it can become difficult for the patient to even fully bend or extend the injured leg. It is important to begin physical therapy before the symptoms of the injury grow too severe to fully rehabilitate the joint. 

How A Physical Therapist Can Help With Knee Pain 

Our physical therapists at BreakThrough Physical Therapy provide an active and supportive environment for you to receive the care you need. Whether you're facing a long term condition such as osteoarthritis or recovering from a joint related injury due to physical activity or sports, we offer dedicated and personalized care that will focus on rehabilitating your injury and equipping you for continued activity. Our Therapists are  trained to lead and encourage you through the therapy process while ensuring you are maximizing your time with us. Our facility offers a supportive community that will help you get back on track. At BreakThrough Physical Therapy we help you reach your goals and live your most active, pain free life.

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We offer complimentary screens at all BreakThrough PT locations. If you’ve been dealing with a nagging injury or persistent pain, don’t wait any longer.

Ready to reclaim your life? BreakThrough is here to help.


Here’s what some of our patients had to say

Working with Pierce and the team at Breakthrough Sports Performance has been a major help to our at Athletes at Liberty Soccer Academy. Their knowledge and professionalism is top class.

five stars Andrew Bradham

BreakThrough Sports Performance has been a tremendous help in the development of the ACS U13 Girls Volleyball team. Just a few short weeks of training you can clearly see the positive impact it has had on their bodies and their approach to the importance of training!

five stars Scott Shepard

Coach Pierce has been a great asset to our program. His understanding of building the athlete from a fundamental level is of huge benefit to our athletes. Every athlete feels like they are getting the most out of each training session to improve their individual events.

five stars Lorin Collins

My experience at BreakThrough Sports Performance has been amazing. I’ve been seeing the guys at BreakThrough for 3 years now and feel so much stronger and more mobile swinging the golf club. BreakThrough Sports Performance is different. The trainers will educate you with things you wouldn’t hear anywhere else, like… the importance of your airway…

five stars Jackson Bode

Training at BreakThrough Sports Performance helps me feel my best. Before I started with BreakThrough there were days where I physically felt that I couldn’t perform the way I needed to. Since training at BreakThrough I feel more prepared to tolerate a high volume of tournaments that I couldn’t do before. I injured my back…

five stars Jackson Von Paris

I started working with Breakthrough Sports Performance to help with my back. I was unable to play two rounds in a row but after participating in the golf fitness class I can now play as often as I can without pain. The simple process of a physical assessment, swing assessment and KVest evaluation narrowed down…

five stars Brian

I discovered Breakthrough Sports Performance due to an ankle injury. They were able to see within the first 24 hours which greatly improved my recovery time. They provided me with the right physical therapy and treatment needed to get me back on the court faster. Because of the knowledgeable coaches/trainers, and the excellent facilities, I…

five stars Karsen Corbett

Thank you so much! I love you guys and the care I received!

five stars Zoe BreakThrough PT Patient

We rate BreakThrough Physical Therapy a 10; we are extremely happy! After having received excellent PT in the past, we had no doubt this was the only place we would trust with our son’s recovery. The warm, welcoming environment makes it a comfortable place to receive therapy. This puts him at ease allowing for the…

five stars Mary Y. BreakThrough PT Patient

After just 4 visits…I feel like a brand new person. Before, I could barely walk for 15 minutes without my back screaming in pain. Now I’m zooming through therapy and going on walks at home.

five stars Christy F. BreakThrough PT Patient

Find Out How Our Physical Therapists Can Help

Schedule an appointment or call us at (866) 922-0012.

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