Knee Pain Relief Specialist

Move Well MD -  - Integrative Medical Center

Move Well MD

Integrative Medical Center located in Financial District, New York, NY

From making a diagnosis to stem cell therapy, Move Well MD creates an innovative and targeted care plan that provides patients with relief when knee pain flares up. The professional staff at Move Well MD in lower Manhattan, New York and New York's financial district specialize in helping patients find solutions to chronic pain in major joints like the knee, so they can improve their lives and avoid invasive surgical options.

Knee Pain Relief Q & A

What causes knee pain?

The knee is a complex joint, so a lot of things can go wrong. In fact, knee pain in one of the most common patient complaints in the U.S.

Pain is a symptom of something bigger going on inside the joint that might include basic wear and tear, undiagnosed injury or even a disease like gout. The good news in most forms of knee pain responds to some basic medical and self-care approaches. A specialist like you'll see at Move Well MD is able to put together a plan that can improve joint flexibility and reduce inflammation.

What are some symptoms of a knee joint problem?

Pain is a pretty obvious symptom that there is a problem with this joint, but not the only one. By the time your knee hurts, most of the damage is done. Ideally, patients would seek treatment before that happens. Some other symptoms to watch for include:

  • Swelling on and around the knee
  • Joint stiffness
  • Redness or warmth
  • Instability
  • Popping or crunching
  • Difficulty straightening

Any one of these problems, or a combination of them, can indicate potential knee issues that need medical treatment.

When should someone seek help for knee pain?

Any pain is worth checking out. Make an appointment at Move Well MD if you notice marked knee swelling, you can't bear weight on the leg or if the joint feels unstable.

What are some common conditions that cause knee pain?

It's a long list, but some of the more common issues include:

  • ACL tear
  • Torn meniscus
  • Bursitis
  • Tendonitis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Iliotibial band syndrome
  • Gout
  • Septic arthritis

During your appointment, Dr. Gruen will evaluate your knee health to determine the cause.

Are there risk factors for knee pain?

It's a problem that can affect anyone, but there are some risk factors such as:

  • Excess weight
  • Poor muscle strength
  • Sports play or physical activity
  • Previous injury

What treatments provide knee pain relief?

It will depend on a number of factors including the exact cause of the pain. Most knee problems respond well to physical therapy and innovative treatments to promote healing like stem cell therapy, especially when combined with lifestyle changes and home care.


At Move Well MD in Manhattan located in the downtown financial district of lower Manhattan, NY, NY 10038, we use an integrated system of care to relieve pain, improve range of motion and help you to move well again! We are just a few short path train stops away from Hoboken, NJ and Jersey City, NJ.

Major Insurance Providers Accepted

Here is a list of just some of the plans we accept. Please contact our office if you do not see your insurance provider listed.

  Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross PPO
Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield
Beech Street
Blue Cross Blue Shield – HMO Blue Texas & – Blue Essentials Access (HMO*)
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida (Florida Blue)
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas