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Running Shoe Insoles Knee Pain
If you got new shoes and just started cross-country, how can you tell if the shoes or the running is causing a knee pain problem?
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How should I treat knee pain (i believe tendonitis) from running and how long does it take to heal?
Rest, ice anti-inflm: Tendinitis or sprain can take 1-2 weeks. Would recommend rest, ice, and anti-inflammatories such as alleve, naprosyn (naproxen) etc (with food). The the knee, i would also recommend quadriceps strengthening exercises - straight leg raises lying flat on the back. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I was a runner as a teen and notice that now running causes me hip and knee pain i never had before. Why is this and what can I do?
Sports or orthop.dr.: Wear and tear on hard surfaces can be placed on lower extremities.Forty-two percent of all overuse injuries affect the knee joint, and patellofemoral pain syndrome, runner's knee, a common overuse injury. It occurs when a mistracking kneecap (patella) irritates the femoral groove in which it rests.Hip pain for runners range from severe fractures, arthritis, to mild bursitis and muscle strain. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I get knee pain from running. I used a foam roller and ran a half marathon last year. But the pain has come back, what should I do?
Knee and running...
When running, sometimes, on 5-6 km I am having left knee pain. Usually it occuer in the morning. What can I do?
Supplement/OTC: Some good options for general joint pain: try a glucosamine-chondroiten supplement (+/- msm or asu). Can also try an over the counter anti-inflammatory such as Motrin or naprosyn (naproxen). I am also a big proponent of daily stretching especially the hamstrings if you are having knee pain especially around or behind the knee cap. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Will i be able to run after my osteotomy? Before my knee pain, i was an avid runner. Will i be able to return to running after my osteotomy?
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