Knee Conditions

Treatment for knee conditions includes a range of therapies like osteopathic manipulation to increase blood flow, relieve tissue tension, improve range of motion, and alleviate chronic pain.


Knee Conditions Treatment in New York City

Dr. Tafler is a renowned orthopedic surgeon who specializes in the treatment of knee conditions. With years of experience and extensive training, he has established himself as one of the leading experts in the field. In this article, we will discuss the various knee conditions that Dr. Tafler treats and the methods he uses to provide effective and long-lasting relief to his patients.
One of the most common knee conditions that Dr. Tafler treats is osteoarthritis. This is a degenerative condition that results from the wearing down of the cartilage in the knee joint. Symptoms of osteoarthritis include pain, swelling, and stiffness in the knee, which can limit a person's mobility and quality of life. Dr. Tafler uses a range of treatments to address osteoarthritis, including weight management, physical therapy, and medication. In severe cases, he may also recommend joint injections or surgery to remove damaged cartilage and help reduce pain and inflammation.
Another knee condition that Dr. Tafler frequently treats is knee ligament injuries. The knee has four major ligaments that help stabilize the joint and provide support when we walk, run, or jump. If these ligaments are stretched or torn, it can result in pain, swelling, and instability. Dr. Tafler uses a combination of physical therapy and surgery to repair knee ligament injuries, helping patients regain strength and stability in their knee joint.
Dr. Tafler also treats conditions such as patellofemoral pain syndrome, runner's knee, and knee bursitis. These conditions can cause pain and discomfort in the knee joint, making it difficult for people to perform everyday activities. Dr. Tafler uses a range of treatments to address these conditions, including physical therapy, anti-inflammatory medication, and in some cases, surgery.
In conclusion, Dr. Tafler is an expert in the treatment of knee conditions. Whether it is osteoarthritis, knee ligament injuries, or other knee conditions, he uses a range of treatments to help his patients achieve effective and long-lasting relief. With his expertise and dedication to his patients, Dr. Tafler has established himself as a leader in the field of orthopedic surgery and continues to provide quality care to those in need.

Osteopathic Treatment for Knee Conditions

Given that it is the largest of the body’s joints, it is not at all surprising that painful knee conditions are so common. The knee is under near-constant pressure, and its collection of bones, ligaments, tendons, and tissues makes it a prime target for overuse and injury. And since injury or overuse of any part of the knee structure can affect its ability to perform its functions, these conditions can have a serious impact on your everyday activities and lifestyle.

The knee joint plays a key role in human mobility. That joint is responsible for enabling you to bend and extend your legs, crouch, jump, twist, rotate, and perform any number of other lower body activities. The knees help to support your body when you walk, run, play, site, and rise, so any injury to that joint will often limit normal movement. Fortunately, you can get relief from knee pain with osteopathic treatment. By using proven techniques like muscle and soft tissue manipulation, stretching, recommended exercises, and lifestyle changes, a competent osteopath can help you expedite your healing and return to a pain-free life.

Effective Treatment for Most Common Knee Pain

The knee is a complex joint, which is why knee conditions can be caused by a variety of factors. These causes can include compressed nerves, tears in the tissue surrounding the knees, inflamed bursa, cartilage damage, and other injuries. The good news is that NYC osteopath Leonid Tafler has the experience needed to effectively treat the most common knee pain ailments, including:

  • Iliotibial Band Syndrome
  • Knee Bursitis
  • Meniscus Tears
  • Patellar Tendonitis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome

If you have been experiencing knee pain symptoms like soreness in your knee joint, increased pain when you run, jump, or crouch, stiffness in the knee, numbness, tingling, weakness, or pain in the lower thigh or shin, contact us today and schedule your appointment for an examination, diagnosis, and treatment.

How Your NYC Osteopath Can Help

At your appointment, Dr. Tafler will conduct a thorough examination, and discuss your symptoms with you to properly assess your overall health and pain level. He will then work with you to locate the root cause of your discomfort and diagnose your condition. That diagnosis will enable him to create an effective treatment regimen to help you manage symptoms and expedite recovery.

Osteopathic treatment is gentle, non-invasive, and holistic in nature. It is targeted to help treat not just the symptoms of your pain but also the underlying cause of that discomfort. Using a combination of hands-on manipulation of tissue, osteopathic manipulation stretching exercises, and other proven techniques, we can reduce your pain, alleviate loss of mobility, and help you recover lost knee function.


Knee Conditions

Knee conditions include tissue tears, inflammation, and tendon injuries that can cause pain, swelling, infection, loss of mobility and impaired range of motion.

Iliotibial Band SyndromeKnee BursitisMeniscus TearsPatellar TendonitisPatellofemoral Pain Syndrome

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No one should be forced to endure chronic knee pain and its debilitating effects. Left untreated, many knee ailments can worsen over time, and may even eventually require surgery. Osteopathic treatment can help to treat common knee conditions early, to help prevent additional damage. If you are experiencing these common knee symptoms, please contact Dr. Tafler today. We will help schedule an appointment to ensure that you receive the osteopathic care you need to reduce your knee pain and regain your lost quality of life.

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Knee Conditions Treatment Reviews

Margaret Sowa
Margaret Sowa
Hotel General Manager Brooklyn, NY

Through the years, every one treated by Dr. Tafler has had very positive and lasting results. I can't thank him enough for myself, my mom and for every dear person to my heart I sent to him. 🙂 Thank you Doctor! Words can't express what you've done and how many lives have changed. God bless you.

Boris Talis
Boris Talis
Four-time champion of the world in Sambo Combat. Black belt 6th Degree

I am a whole hardheartedly grateful to Dr.Tafler for this timely help in recovering the moving function of my shoulder joint. This helped me a win a gold medal and become the Champion of the world in Sambo combat in Greece 2012. I always tell my collegues and student to turn to the excellent and kind Dr. Leonid Tafler in case of any accident or injury.


Dr. Tafler started working with me though acupuncture, back adjustments and immediately I saw the progress and my pain was less and less with every visit to the doctor. I avoided a surgery thanks to Dr Tafler. I started to enjoy my life again. I am so thankful to the doctor, and have been recommending Dr Tafler to all my friends and coworkers who have back problems and other pains.

Thomas Rayder

Dr. Tafler recommended the OMT under anesthesia procedure. The procedure was performed and alleviated my pain immediately. I avoided surgery and have not had problems with my neck in 7 years now! I am so thankful to Dr. Tafler, the OMT under anesthesia procedure helped me so much!

Elizabeth Blend

Dr. Tafler took me in for a weekend to receive manipulation under anesthesia. Two weeks later I was able to walk without pain. I have been pain free since that moment until today, many years after initial treatment. Without his treatment I do not know if I would have been able to walk at all.

Hugo Barriga

Doctor Tafler, was my savior and there is not doubt he give me my back life; this OMT under anesthesia definitely recommend to everyone, this improve my back and relief a chronic pain. Try this before any aggressive treatment, this was over 5 years ago and I feel splendidly.


Two weeks ago I came to his office. He is a very nice and very pleasant man. I told him about a terrible pain in my back. He gave me two injections and I was able to walk a lot better. I felt myself at my twenties. When I went for the second treatment under anesthesia, I was running up the stairs at my church. All my friends got very happy for me. So, I believe, this man is a hero! If not him, I would not be able to walk!