We hope you enjoy this month's newsletter -- Are You Suffering from Runners Knee Injury? Continue reading to learn how to identify it, recover from it and prevent it from happening again!
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Runner's Knee Injury
Runners knee is a painful knee injury that runners experience when the cushioning cartilage under the knee cap becomes soft or worn and the knee cap no longer slides easily over the knee. A dull pain is felt behind or around the top of the knee cap. It is the most common of all running injuries and accounts for 16.5 percent of injuries.
With runner's knee, the knee pain feels worse after running downhill or walking downstairs. You may experience swelling and inflammation and hear clicking or popping sounds when moving the knee as the knee cap is off track. Sitting for long periods of time will aggravate the condition.
Continue reading to learn how to recover from and prevent this very common running injury!
Until next month, keep running, smiling and be happy, healthy and peaceful!