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A 32-year-old male asked:
Male, 32 age, bmi 21.9, waist-to-height ratio is 0.49 as pant size 33inches, height 68 inches, walk 2 miles daily, runner knee for 1 year, cure for it?
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Dr. Warren Strudwickanswered
Sports Medicine 32 years experience
An overuse syndrome: There are a few causes of runner's knee. The most common involves the front of the knee and is caused by damage to the cartilage lining the patella (patellofemoral pain syndrome). Another occurs on the lateral side from irritation of the iliotibial band. Treatment for both involve rest, nsaids, activity modification, and physical therapy.If left untreated both can become chronic problems.
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Dr. Sudhir Bansal commented
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology 77 years experience
meanwhile avoid exercise with weight bearing you can do water exercises including swimming bicycle or rowing is good as well keep quads up by these
Sep 19, 2013
Last updated Oct 10, 2013
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