Category Archives: Knee Pain

Prevent and treat common running injuries

As any of you runners out there know, injuries are very easy to pick up and can easily put you back weeks, if not months, in your training. Here’s a lowdown of the most common injuries, how to prevent them … Continue reading

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Knee Pain Series-Part 2: Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome

Patellofemoral pain syndrome is used to describe pain under or around the patella (kneecap).  It’s exact cause is not known but it can be the result of a number of factors. A likely cause is abnormal tracking of the patella.  Normally, … Continue reading

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Knee Pain Series-Part 1: Iliotibial Band Syndrome

One of the most common causes of knee pain in runners is Iliotibial Band Syndrome or, more commonly (and easier to say!), runner’s knee or IT band syndrome.  For the purposes of this post,  I’ll refer to it as ITBS from … Continue reading

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