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PCL Tear Pain Relief

A Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) tear is an injury that can cause instability within the knee joint and considerable pain. Whether it’s an injury from work, playing sports, keeping fit or just getting older and not being in the shape we once were, Chiropractors at CARESPACE in Kitchener Waterloo can help.

Call (519) 208-2273 or book online today.

Effective treatment for Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) tears

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There are many causes of PCL tears

Common causes of a PCL tear include sports injuries, falls, collisions, and motor vehicle crashes. This type of injury is often accompanied by additional soft tissue damage in the area such as a meniscus tear. It is important to have a chiropractor diagnose it so they can determine if further medical attention is necessary. After diagnosis, chiropractors and physiotherapists may work together to develop a treatment plan that includes stretching exercises, chiropractic manipulation, massage therapy, bracing applications and other treatments tailored to the individual’s condition. Such treatment should ensure that knee functionality can be restored as quickly as possible with minimal pain.

Get the best treatment to help your PCL tear

We all know that health and wellness is important, but with so many competing priorities, it’s hard to stay on top of it. CARESPACE provides the best treatment options to help heal your PCL tear quickly. CARESPACE uses a result-oriented, natural approach to rehabilitation and wellness with your choice of Chiropractic, Massage Therapy and Physiotherapy. CARESPACE practitioners work together to understand both your primary concerns and long-term health goals. Multidisciplinary evidence-based plans are designed to address the root causes and are developed to provide fast and long-lasting relief to ensure you can start living your healthier life today.

A PCL tear is a serious knee injury that involves the tearing of the posterior cruciate ligament (PCL), one of four major ligaments in the knee. These tears are often caused by sporting accidents or falls, resulting in significant pain and swelling in the affected area. A PCL tear can range from minor to severe, depending on the extent of damage to the ligament.

Common symptoms of a PCL tear include severe pain and swelling in the knee, an inability to extend the leg all the way, an instability when walking or running, as well as feeling a sharp or popping sensation when trying to move.

When it comes to treating a PCL tear, chiropractic care and physiotherapy are two of the most common treatments. This type of injury often requires conservative treatment first, and chiropractic adjustments can help restore proper joint mobility and reduce pain. Additionally, strengthening exercises for the thighs and hamstrings can help support the knee by reducing stress on the ligaments. Physiotherapy treatments like massage therapy, ultrasound, and electrical stimulation can also be used to reduce inflammation and swelling while promoting healing. As with any injury prevention is key; however, in cases where a PCL tear occurs early diagnosis and aggressive treatment is necessary.

Get the best PCL tear treatment that's right for you


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Chiropractors are health care professionals focused on the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal disorders, with an emphasis on treatment through joint manipulation, exercise and education. Available both in-person or online with TeleCARE.

Massage Therapy

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Massage Therapists use a range of soft tissue and joint stimulation techniques. Massage stimulates blood flow, restores muscle elasticity, and relieves built-up tension to repair your body and allow a calmer outlook on life.



Physiotherapists work with you when you’ve experienced a work or sports injury, or are suffering from a chronic condition. You’ll improve strength, increase range of motion to restore your body’s functionality. Available both in-person or online with TeleCARE.

Not sure which discipline to select?

Chiropractic, Massage Therapy and Physiotherapy can all be effective for PCL tears. Choose any one of the above. Once the initial assessment has been completed, you will be directed to the discipline and practitioner who will be able to deliver the best results.

Still not sure? Simply give us a call at (519) 208-2273 and we will help find the right therapy for your needs.

You're only 15-minutes away from pain relief!

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Please call us at (519) 208-2273 or book online today.

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I was suffering from neck pain And numbness Dr. Shannon Webster, BA, DC Chiropractor, is helping me. Acupuncture helps me with pain, enhances my mood. She's fantastic, Dr.
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I cannot recommend Dr. Shannon Webster and Dr. Michael Torreiter enough. Both are super friendly and understanding and it has been an absolute pleasure to have met them and been treated by them.

I have been receiving treatment from Dr. Webster for a few months and I've been feeling much better. I had sever knee, shoulder and back pain. I couldn't squat or do push ups without my joints screaming at me. But now I'm not able to only do all those but also feel stronger. The most important piece is that she listened and took my history of many injuries into consideration. And as a dancer, I couldn't have asked for a better chiropractor who not only helped me feel better but also understood my needs.

I also brought my grandmother to Dr. Torreiter for her back pain for acupuncture. He was extremely kind, understanding, compassionate and everything that I could ask for. He made her feel comfortable and explained every step during each treatment. He made sure that she was well taken care of and also made other important referrals that lead to her recovery.

So far I have referred my whole family to these two wonderful individuals and everyone's experience has been equally great. Thanks to them we all are doing much better!