We know that for many of our patients running is a passion. The truth is, however, so many of those same patients visit us because of injuries related to their runs. Far from telling them to stop running, our main goal is to prevent debilitating knee/foot/ankle injuries BEFORE they happen, and to keep our patients as active as possible. [...]
Got this question in clinic last week by someone suffering with knee pain..
“I’ve been suffering with a pain in my right knee now for a few weeks. What I can’t put my finger on is what I did to make it start in the first place, and even more confusing is that it’s most painful when walking down the stairs, and only comes on 10 minutes into a run.
Sometimes it aches, sometimes it feels tender and dull, but I don’t understand why I could run fine before and now I can’t without having to stop after 10 minutes. Can you help?”
This article is for the runner who is suffering with annoying, daily knee pain.
You know the type of ‘burning sensation’ and ‘sharp pain’ that comes on gradually on the outside of your knee? [...]
Have you ever experienced knee pain?
The kind that slows you down in life, stabs when you walk up and down the stairs, hurts every time you bend down, aches when you sit, and just generally leaves you feeling frustrated wondering when it’s finally going to wear off…
If that sounds like you, you’re not alone[...]
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Specialist Physical Therapist