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I have a pain directly behind one knee after running - what could it be and what can I do? (i have the pain only after running.)

I have a pain directly behind one knee after running - what could it be and what can I do? (i have the pain only after running.)

Meniscus tear w cyst: The fact that pain only occurs with running is significant. The considerable forces passing through the knee repetitively with each running step allow the weak spot in a potentially torn meniscus to form a juxtaposed cyst. The cyst can fill rapidly with joint fluid (akin to a bubble gum bubble) from the head of pressure in the knee. It should resolve with rest versus arthroscopic tear debridement. ...Read more

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Dr. Frederick Buechel
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Knee Pain (Definition)

Knee pain is a clinical finding in which the joint (where the bones meet) of the knee is painful to move. This can occur with Injury, arthritis, crystal build up in joints, ...Read more


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I have recently started running and have developed knee pain, especially behind my left knee. I've stopped running but what else can I do?

I have recently started running and have developed knee pain, especially behind my left knee. I've stopped running but what else can I do?

Strengthen: quadriceps muscles and tape your kneecap based on the direction it goes when your walk or run. This can be accomplished by seeing a sports training physical therapy program. If this isn't helping then consider evaluation by an orthopedic sports medicine specialist. ...Read more

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How do I manage knee pain after running?

How do I manage knee pain after running?

Knee pain: First check to see that your shoes fit properly and that your running is not irritating your knees due to poor mechanics. If pain continues then see your doctor. Meanwhile try ice to the knees after running. Consider changing exercise from running to something like bike riding or rowing. ...Read more

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I have knee pain from running. What should I do?

I have knee pain from running. What should I do?

Strengthen: quadriceps muscles and tape your kneecap based on the direction it goes when your walk or run. This can be accomplished by seeing a sports training physical therapy program. If this isn't helping then consider evaluation by an orthopedic sports medicine specialist. ...Read more

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How to recover quickly from knee pain after running?

Ice and rest: The best thing you can do is to determine the cause of the pain. Then you can start a program to resolve the issue. See an orthopedist. ...Read more

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What's a fast way to take care of knee pain after running?

What's a fast way to take care of knee pain after running?

Ice: Ice the knees for 15-20 minutes after running. If it persists, see an orthopedist to determine the cause. Sometime exercises are all that you will need to resolve the issue. ...Read more

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Help please! i'm having knee pain, running don't know why?

Help please! i'm having knee pain, running don't know why?

Could be many things: Depends on what kind of pain, where, symptoms, etc. You should of course see someone to examine your knee. Generally speaking there are many things that can go into knee pain with running, outside of an obvious injury things to consider are improper running form, starting too aggressively with a new program, poor shoes, an old injury that didn't heal, weak hips causing affecting the knees. Depends. ...Read more

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Does running gives you issues later in life like knee pain etc?

Does running gives you issues later in life like knee pain etc?

Not usually: therory tested on cows, and those exercised didn't fare any worse than th9se who didn't. Of course they didn't put jogging shoes on the cows ...Read more

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How do I get rid of knee pain after running every am?

How do I get rid of knee pain after running every am?

New shoes: Start with a gait analysis. If you are an under or over pronator and your shoes aren't correcting for it, that could be the cause. Go to a good running shoe store and have them do a gait analysis, it's free. They can recommend shoes and/or orthotics to correct the problem. ...Read more

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What can be done about knee pain when running and jumping?

What can be done about knee pain when running and jumping?

Find cause: Knee pain with activity can be caused by a variety of intrinsic knee problems as well as pain stemming from outside of the knee. Getting a formal evaluation by a physician trained in musculoskeletal medicine/sports, pain, or orthopedics is a good idea! ...Read more

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