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A 39-year-old male asked:

Hi there i have just returned to running after a year out with patella tendinities and after 3 short runs my knee is a bit sore what should i do? thanks!

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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
See below: Ice off & on x 24 hours, then try heat; if swelling persists, return to ice. Use NSAID like advil/motrin/aleve. If no improvement, see fp/ sports medicine/orthopod for further evaluation.

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Last updated Feb 19, 2015

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