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A 26-year-old male asked:

How to cure runners knee symptoms?

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Dr. David Trettin
Orthopedic Surgery 34 years experience
Stretch: Please see my previous answer on runners' knee. Briefly, stretch your hamstrings and it band before and after u run. Avoid running hills. Use ice massage to tender areas for 20-30 min after u run. Try otc nsaids . If it continues to hurt despite above rest and crosstrain! good luck!

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A 37-year-old member asked:

What symptoms make runner's knee the most likely diagnosis?

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Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
Orthopedic Surgery 43 years experience
Pain in front ofknee: Pain in the kneecap , or just below or above it, is usually consistent with runner's knee. You should try to keep your muscles well balanced with strength and flexibility, to minimize or alleviate your symptoms.

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